English Toasted Teacakes

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READY IN: 2hrs 15mins
Recipe by English_Rose

Thickly buttered, these fruity, cinnamon spiced teacakes are brilliant for breakfast or afternoon tea and make a great snack anytime. I used to have them in mid morning break at school!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a large bowl place the flour, salt, sugar, cinnamon, butter and yeast.
  2. Add the water and mix together to form a dough. Knead for 2 minutes and then transfer the dough to a floured work surface. Knead the dough for a further 5 minutes then place back in the bowl for 1 hour to rise.
  3. Add the sultanas and mixed peel and divide the dough into 80g pieces, shape them into balls and using a rolling pin flatten them out to 1cm thick.
  4. Place the teacakes onto a greased baking tray and leave to rise for a further hour.
  5. Set the oven to 375°F
  6. Brush the teacakes with beaten egg and bake for 15 minutes.
  7. Once cool, serve toasted with loads of butter!

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