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Gluten-free Welsh Cakes

By delboyfood27 (GoodFood Community)
  • Rating: 4 out of 5.4 ratings
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  • Easy
  • Makes 12-16
Gluten-free Welsh cakes


  • Gluten-free Plain Flour 250g
  • Butter 100g
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 tsp of Xanthan Gum
  • 1/2 tsp Baking powder
  • 85g Caster Sugar
  • 1 tsp Mixed Spice
  • 1 tsp Vanilla extract
  • a little icing sugar to dust
  • Sultanas 50g (or Currants, Raisons etc)


  • STEP 1
    Whisk together Egg, Butter, Sugar, Vanilla extract until all mixed well.
  • STEP 2
    Sift in Flour, Baking Powder, Xanthan Gum & Mixed Spice. Add Sultanas.
  • STEP 3
    Using your hands mix all ingredients well to form a ball of dough. (if still wet add a little extra flour).
  • STEP 4
    Using your hands create small balls (approx 30-40g) , using the palm of your hand flatten to your required thickness. Cook on a medium hot griddle either side for 3 minutes or until golden. Dust with icing sugar.
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