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Rock cakes

Submitted by Mary 11 June 2009

Leave to cool on a wire rack then serve.



8 oz self raising flour; 1/4 tsp.salt; pinch mixed spice; ,3 oz margarine/butter; 3 oz caster sugar; 3 oz dried mixed fruit; 1 large egg lightly beaten; 2 tbsp.milk; Demerara sugar.


Pre-heat oven to 200C/gas mark 6 and lightly grease a flat baking sheet.
Sieve flour, salt and mixed spice together. Rub in margarine until the mixture resembles fine breadcrumbs then add the sugar and mixed fruit. Mix the egg and milk together then pour into the dry mixture. Mix well with a fork to a stiff, rough dough. Put 12 spoonfuls of the mixture onto the baking sheet, rough up with a fork and sprinkle each one with a little Demerara sugar. Bake for 10-15 minutes or until golden brown.

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