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from UK Honey Cakes This is one recipe of 110 from the new archive added to No Cups Here! this week - Traditional Scottish Recipes. There are nearly 1000 recipes now online to download in easy to download zip files. All the recipes are in UK measures and ingredients and are available in both Mastercook and Mealmaster formats. Over 1600 recipes from the UK cable channel Carlton Food Network are also available - follow the instructions on the site to get hold of these. Go take a look! - http://www.atoc.demon.co.uk/recipes * Exported from MasterCook * Honey Cakes Recipe By : Serving Size : 1 Preparation Time :0:00 Categories : Scottish Amount Measure Ingredient -- Preparation Method -------- ------------ -------------------------------- 1 1/4 pounds sifted flour 4 ounces butter 2 heaped tbsps sugar 2 tablespoons honey 2 egg yolks 1/2 pint milk 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder 1 pinch salt 1 egg white 1/2 pint thick heather honey 3 tablespoons ground almonds 1/2 pint melted heather honey Rub butter into flour. Heat sugar and honey gently until well mixed, stir in baking powder. Add to flour mixture, alternating with egg yolks beaten with milk. Mix very well, add salt and mix again. Roll out very lightly on floured board, cut into rounds or shapes. Put on greased baking sheet, bake in oven 350F (180øC), about 20 minutes. Remove to a rack, paint tops with lightly beaten egg white. Mix thick honey with ground almonds, spread over painted tops. Put in very cool oven for no longer than 5 minutes to set. Eat either hot or cold, or Serve hot from oven with warm, melted honey poured over. Makes about 24 cakes. Converted by MC_Buster. - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - NOTES : Heather honey is famous for its flavour, gathered from the tiny, delicate, wild flowers which are also used for making Heather Ale, Drambuie and Atholl Brose. It takes a lot of heather blooms to make anything, so heather honey is a particular treat, as are these light little cakes. -- Alan Hewitt

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Honey Cakes

This is one recipe of 110 from the new archive added to No Cups Here! this week - Traditional Scottish Recipes. There are nearly 1000 recipes now online to download in easy to download zip files. All the recipes are in UK measures and ingredients and are available in both Mastercook and Mealmaster formats.

Over 1600 recipes from the UK cable channel Carlton Food Network are also available - follow the instructions on the site to get hold of these.

Go take a look! - http://www.atoc.demon.co.uk/recipes

* Exported from MasterCook *

Honey Cakes

Recipe By :
Serving Size : 1 Preparation Time :0:00
Categories : Scottish

Amount Measure Ingredient -- Preparation Method
-------- ------------ --------------------------------
1 1/4 pounds sifted
flour
4 ounces
butter
2 heaped tbsps
sugar
2 tablespoons
honey
2
egg yolks
1/2 pint
milk
1 1/2 teaspoons
baking powder
1
pinch salt
1
egg white
1/2 pint
thick heather honey
3 tablespoons ground almonds
1/2 pint melted heather
honey

Rub
butter into flour.

Heat
sugar and honey gently until well mixed, stir in
baking powder.

Add to
flour mixture, alternating with egg yolks beaten with milk.

Mix very well, add
salt and mix again.

Roll out very lightly on floured board, cut into rounds or shapes.

Put on greased
baking sheet, bake in oven 350F (180øC), about 20 minutes.

Remove to a rack, paint tops with lightly beaten
egg white.

Mix
thick honey with ground almonds, spread over painted tops.

Put in very cool oven for no longer than 5 minutes to set.

Eat either
hot or cold, or

Serve
hot from oven with warm, melted honey poured over.

Makes about 24 cakes.

Converted by MC_Buster.

- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -

NOTES : Heather
honey is famous for its flavour, gathered from the tiny, delicate, wild flowers which are also used for making Heather Ale, Drambuie and Atholl Brose. It takes a lot of heather blooms to make anything, so heather honey is a particular treat, as are these light little cakes.
--
Alan Hewitt


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