Eccles Cake | How to make Eccles Cake

By Radhika Khandelwal  |  23rd Jul 2015  |  
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About Eccles Cake Recipe

A perfect recipe for children's birthday parties. Make the kids happy by feeding them with these delicious fruit filled cakes!

Eccles Cake is a popular aromatic and delicious dish. You can try making this amazing Eccles Cake in your kitchen. This recipe requires few minutes for preparation and 40 minutes to cook. The Eccles Cake by Radhika Khandelwal has detailed steps with pictures so you can easily learn how to cook Eccles Cake at home without any difficulty. Eccles Cake is enjoyed by everyone and can be served on special occasions. The flavours of the Eccles Cake would satiate your taste buds. You must try making Eccles Cake this weekend. Share your Eccles Cake cooking experience on the BetterButter platform. You can also use the "What's cooking" feature on the app to get in touch with other home chefs like Radhika Khandelwal for inputs. In case you have any queries for Eccles Cake you can comment on the recipe page to connect with the Radhika Khandelwal. You can also rate the Eccles Cake and give feedback.

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Ingredients to make Eccles Cake

  • 500g Puff pastry
  • 25g Light brown sugar
  • 25g Melted butter
  • 150g Currants
  • 1 Eggwhite beaten
  • A pinch of nutmeg powder
  • 110g White sugar
  • 2 tbsp milk

How to make Eccles Cake

  1. 1. Place butter, sugar, peel, currants, nutmeg powder in a bowl. Whisk together using a fork.
  2. 2. Roll the puff pastry into double, and cut 10-15cm circles from the puff pastry and place a heaped tsp of filling in the centre of each circle.
  3. 3. Dampen the edges of the pastry using milk and seal the edges together.
  4. 4. Brush the tops of the filled circles with egg-white and sprinkle with little brown sugar.
  5. 5. Place the cakes on baking tray and refrigerate for 10-15 mins.
  6. 6. Bake in the oven for 20 mins until golden.
  7. 7. Serve with syrup or whipped cream.

My Tip:

Puff pastry and candied peels are easily available in market. Egg can be excluded to make it veg.

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