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Yorkshire Teacakes

Submitted by Mark Rutherford School
This recipe is in categories Baking, Party food, Picnic
About this recipe
Healthiness : (27 votes)
Difficulty:  3 out of 5 difficulty
Comments: Takes more than one lesson to make.
Preparation Time: 45 minutes
Cooking Time: 15 minutes
Number of servings: 12
Serving suggestions: Warm with butter

Taking the bread roll one stage further - delicious eaten warm with butter.
  • 200g (8oz) strong plain flour
  • ½ x 5ml spoon (teaspoon) salt
  • 1 x 5ml spoon (teaspoon) easy blend yeast
  • 120ml (4fl oz) warm water
  • 25g (1oz)melted margarine
  • 25g (1oz) caster sugar
  • 1 x 15ml spoon (tablespoon) dried milk
  • 50g (2oz)dried fruit
  • ½ x 5ml spoon (teaspoon) mixed spice
  • sugar glaze or glace icing
  • Weighing Scales
  • Mixing Bowl
  • Wooden Spoon
  • Knife
  • Clean Plastic Bag
  • Baking Tray
  • Wire Rack
Making and cooking it
Always wash your hands before preparing food Always wash your hands before preparing food.

1. Place flour in mixing bowl with sugar, salt, yeast, dried milk and dried fruit
2. Pour warm (37°C) water and melted margarine into a well in the centre of the flour and mix with a knife to form a dough
3. Knead dough on a lightly floured table for 5-10 minutes
4. Preheat oven to 220°C/425°f/Gas Mark 7
5. Knead the dough and divide into six equal portions
6. Shape each into a neat round
7. Leave to prove for 15 minutes
8. Bake for 15 minutes until golden brown
9. Cool on a wire rack
10. Brush with sugar and water glaze or, when cool, with glace icing
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Name: Mefhi 22nd November 2015
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