Traditional Welsh cakes

Welsh cakes are a traditional tea-time treat that are really easy to make. Eat them warm from the stove, or store in an airtight container for up to a week.


  • 225g/8oz self-raising flour
  • 110g/4oz salted butter, diced
  • 85g/3oz caster sugar, plus extra for dusting
  • handful of sultanas
  • 1 free-range egg, beaten
  • milk, if needed
  • extra butter, for greasing