Yorkshire Tea Cake

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READY IN: 2hrs 20mins
Recipe by PalatablePastime

Recipe is from the "Dairy Book of Home Cookery," by Sonia Allison. I believe the book is out of print and collectible. nt

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Sift flour and sugar into bowl and rub in butter.
  2. Add sugar and currants, tossing together lightly.
  3. Blend yeast with milk.
  4. Add all at once to dry ingredients, mixing together until dough is firm.
  5. Knead for 10 minutes or until dough is smooth and elastic.
  6. Cover and leave to rise for 10 minutes. Knead well again, dividing into 6 pieces, then roll into 6" rounds.
  7. Cover and leave to rise until almost double in size.
  8. Bake just above centre of preheated 400F oven for 20 minutes.
  9. To serve, split open and spread thickly with butter (Can be split open and toasted before buttering).

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