Jul 2, 2012

Just Another Football Story

Hello there! 

I kinda knew that Spain will win against Italy. But not that big of a winning! Maybe 2-1 or something... With at least a goal from Italy. From the start, it was obvious that Spain being the aggressor. No doubt with the first goal at the fourteenth minute fired up the Spaniards confidence to win the game. 

And then another goal at 41 minutes. Too bad for Italy, I started to think. And since my dad picked the Italian team, he was a bit disappointed at how the game turns out to be. Oh well, I did said that Spain  will win and it's hard to contain the glee seeing that I was right. The Spaniards sure have a blast last night celebrating their winning... ^__^   

I guess it's only fair to have an indulgent need to celebrate myself though what I have here has nothing to do with Spain at all. Dig in folks!

Welsh Cakes
Original recipe link here

225 g self raising flour
a pinch of salt
100 g butter
50 g caster sugar
50 g raisins/sultanas/currants
1 medium egg mix with 3 Tbsp milk

  1. Mix flour + salt. Crumble in the butter with fingers or a fork until turning into fine meals
  2. Stir in sugar + fruits. Make a well in the center. Pour in the egg mixture
  3. Mix to form a dough
  4. Turn onto floured surface and roll into 1 cm thickness. Cut into rounds with a 6 cm round cutter
  5. Heat griddle on stove, then cook the cakes in batches. About 3 minutes on each side. It will be slightly puffed up, and golden brown when cooked through
  6. Serve warm with dust of powdered sugar on top! 

P/s : 

It was flaky and buttery. slightly sweetened, so perfect to pair up with a cup of tea! Notice here that I used dried cranberries instead of raisins. Not traditional, but that's what I've got in the cupboard. Next time though, the raisins! 

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