Welsh Honey and Spice Cakes

Welsh Honey And Spice Cakes Recipe

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Serve these little cupcakes/muffins with tea.


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20 Min
20 Min


  • 2 c
    all purpose flour
  • 1 tsp
    ground cinnamon
  • 1 tsp
    baking soda
  • 1/2 c
    butter, softened
  • 6/8 c
    light brown sugar
  • 1 large
    egg, separated
  • 1/2 c
  • 4 Tbsp
  • ·
    caster sugar (superfine), for dusting

How to Make Welsh Honey and Spice Cakes


  1. Preheat oven to 400F. Butter muffin tin cups (18 total) or line with paper cupcake liners.
  2. Sift flour, cinnamon and baking soda into a large mixing bowl.
  3. In another bowl, with electric mixer, beat butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Beat in egg yolk and then gradually beat in honey.
  4. With a wooden spoon, fold in flour mixture, plus milk to make a soft mixture.
  5. In a separate bowl, with clean beaters, beat egg whites until stiff peaks form. Fold in batter.
  6. Divide batter evenly among muffin cups or liners.
  7. Bake 15-20 minutes, or until firm to touch and golden brown.
  8. Place on wire rack to cool and dust with caster sugar. Cool completely.

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About Welsh Honey and Spice Cakes

Course/Dish: Muffins
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: UK/Ireland

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