Cinnamon Welsh Cake Recipe

Cinnamon Welsh Cakes Recipe is a classic pan fried cake recipe cooked on a griddle to resemble small cakes. An authentic Welsh recipe, these make great tea time snacks with your tea and can be served at high tea parties too.

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Cinnamon Welsh Cake Recipe
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Cinnamon Welsh Cakes Recipe is a lovely Welsh tea time snack that goes perfectly well with that hot cuppa tea or even coffee if you like. A simple dough is made with flour and sugar, enriched with butter and eggs that hold the cake dough together. 

Flavoured with cinnamon, these welsh cakes will surprise you about how these are cooked on a griddle and not actually baked in an oven. 

Serve Cinnamon Welsh Cakes Recipe warm along with a side of honey and butter and some Cinnamon Spiced Black Lemon Tea Recipe or Hot Coffee Latte Recipe

Try our other Tea Time Snack Recipes: 

  1.  Muesli Olive Oil Rusk Recipe
  2. Buckwheat Cracker Recipe
  3. Baked Samosa Pinwheels Recipe

Cuisine: Continental
Course: Snack
Diet: Eggetarian
Prep in

130 M

Cooks in

15 M

Total in

145 M


6 Servings


  • 225 grams All Purpose Flour (Maida)
  • 85 grams Caster Sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon Cinnamon Powder (Dalchini)
  • 1/2 teaspoon Baking powder
  • 100 grams Butter (Unsalted)
  • 20 Sultana Raisins , finely chopped
  • 1 Whole Egg

How to make Cinnamon Welsh Cake Recipe

  1. To begin making the Cinnamon Welsh Cake Recipe, we will first make the dough.

  2. To make the dough, in a mixing bowl, combine the flour, sugar, cinnamon powder and baking powder. 

  3. Mix well with a fork to combine evenly. Now add the cold butter cubes into this mixture and mix with the  fingers of both your hands to resemble a sand like texture. 

  4. Now add in the egg and raisins and knead to bring the dough together. 

  5. Wrap the Welsh cake dough in a cling wrap and allow it to chill in the refrigerator for about 2 hours. 

  6. After two hours, remove from the refrigerator, and allow it to sit at room temperature for 2 minutes. 

  7. Dust the working counter with flour and begin to roll out the dough into approximately 1.5 cm thickness. 

  8. Use a cookie cutter of the desired size and cut the Welsh cakes. 

  9. Place the cut Cinnamon Welsh Cake in a tray and allow it to chill for about 15 minutes in the freezer. 

  10. Preheat a skillet with some butter on medium-low heat. 

  11. Once its hot, gently place the Cinnamon Welsh Cake on the skillet, and flip after about a minute. 

  12. Flip both ways until the Cinnamon Welsh Cake have achieved a lovely brown colour and our cooked from within. 

  13. Transfer the Cinnamon Welsh Cake to a plate and serve hot or warm. 

  14. Serve Cinnamon Welsh Cake Recipe warm along with a side of honey and butter and some Cinnamon Spiced Black Lemon Tea Recipe or Hot Coffee Latte Recipe.