Eccles Cakes

Recipe by JoyfulCook
READY IN: 40mins




  • Place currants, sultanas, white sugar, brown sugar, butter, water, marmalade, mixed spice,and golden syrup in a saucepan.
  • Gently bring to the boil, simmer for a minute, stirring constantly.
  • Set aside to cool.
  • Roll out the pastry; cut into squares about 4 inches square.
  • Place a heaped dessert spoon of the mixture in the middle.
  • Fold pastry over and gently flatten so that they are about half an inch thick.
  • Slash gently 2 or 3 times with a knife.
  • Bake on a lined tray in a hot oven for about 10 minutes until they are golden brown.