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So you would like to know how to make Gooseberry planc cakes recipe! It is not hard, follow the steps below and enjoy your own creation. Check our books section as well!

gooseberry planc cakes

For the pastry:
85g plain flour
85g wholemeal flour
A pinch of salt
40g butter or margarine
40g white fat

For the filling:
280g gooseberries (fresh or frozen)
2 tablespoons granulated sugar
Caster sugar for sprinkling
A 9 cm plain round cutter

Mix the flours and salt in a mixing bowl.
Rub in the fats until the mixture resembles breadcrumbs.
Add about four tablespoons of icy water and mix to form a soft dough.
Knead lightly then wrap and chill.
Top and tail the gooseberries.
Put into a pan with the sugar and a tablespoon of water (omit the water if using frozen fruit).
Stir gently then cook until the gooseberries have softened and a light syrup has formed.
Roll out the pastry fairly thinly on a floured work surface and cut out 10 circles re rolling the trimmings as necessary.
Divide the gooseberries between 5 of the pastry circles.
Dampen the edges with water then cover with the remaining circles.
Seal the edges of the pastry using the back of a round bladed knife.
Heat a griddle or frying pan and grease.
Cook the cakes over a medium heat until golden on each side turning once.
Carefully remove from the pan and sprinkle with caster sugar while still warm.

Welsh farmhouse recipe.

Makes 5


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