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Eccles cake

Recipe Information

Serves/Makes:not specified

  • 8 oz (224 grm). rough puff pastry
  • 2 oz (56 grm). organic butter
  • 4 oz (112 grm). organic currants
  • 2 oz (56 grm). mixed peel
  • 2 oz (56 grm). organic soft brown sugar
  • Roll pastry out to 1/4 inch thickness and cut into rounds 4 inches in diameter.
  • Warm the butter in a saucepan and mix into it the sugar, currants and peel.
  • Place a tspful of this mixture into the center of each pastry round.
  • Dampen the edges of the pastry.
  • Press the edges together sealing in the currants etc.
  • Place upside down on a greased baking tray and press them down a little.
  • Make three small cuts across the centre of each cake.
  • Brush with water and sprinkle with a little sugar.
  • Bake at 425 degrees (225 C.) for 20 minutes.
From 2001 The Green Chronicle website. If you search at www.google.com you will find more recipes for Eccles Cake.