Me: Those are cookies?
Me: You're cooking them in a pan.
Meredith: Yes, I am.
Me: Kinda like pancakes.
Me: But they're still considered cookies, right?
Meredith: Shut up already.
Apparently they don't have ovens in Wales.
Anyway, this time 'round, Meredith let me look at the recipe and oh my. The full recipe, (from the Welsh Male Chorus of Burlington's cookbook, nonetheless, calls for lard and margarine, and the cookies are later sprinkled with sugar and then served with butter.
These pan-fried cookies are traditionally sprinkled with sugar and served with butter.
Ingredients1 lb flour1 tsp baking powderpinch salt4 oz margarine4 oz vegetable shortening4 oz currants6 oz sugar1/2 tsp garam masala1 egg2 tbsp milk
1. Sift flour, baking powder and salt together.2. Cut in the margarine and vegetable shortening.3. Add the currants, sugar and garam masala and mix.4. In a separate bowl, lightly beat the egg and milk together.5. Add egg mixture to flour mixture and beat until it's a firm paste.6. Roll dough onto a floured board to 1/4" thickness and cut into rounds.7. Cook on a greased griddle for 3 minutes on each side until golden brown.8. Let cool on racks before serving.
DetailsPrep time: Cook time: Total time: Yield: 30-40 cookies
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