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Welsh Tea Cakes

Welsh tea cakes are a traditional tea-time treat since 19th century when fat, sugar and dried fruits became popular ingredients. This cake is easy to bake and tastes like snickerdoodle cookie too. Welsh cakes are served hot or cold and dusted with caster sugar sometimes spread with jam or butter.



  • 3/4 cup chopped dried Paradise Mixed Fruit
  • 2 tablespoons brandy
  • 2 1/4 cups flour
  • 2 1/2 teaspoons ground cinnamon, divided
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 1 cup butter, softened
  • 1 1/4 cups sugar, divided
  • 1 large egg


Preheat oven to 375 degrees.

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