for family meals :
recipe comes from the web site of Debbie and Trev Jones
who live in Birmingham, England and have put their website
together in the hope of finding find out about their
Jones ancestors from the UK. The Jones ancestry dates
back to 1775 and Cardiganshire, Wales. It follows their
forefathers journey to Merthyr Tydfil, Glamorgan and
some of the achievements they made, particularly in
the world of professional football, for over fifty years.
Although Jones is a common name, this is by no means
a common family.
is one of the Welsh recipes from their site for you
to enjoy. If you would like to take a look at their
web site it is www.joneshistory.com
moist cake was popular with miners who ate it down the
mine in the South Wales valleys. It was originally baked
in a shallow tin in front of the open fire."
lb plain flour
1 pinch salt
1 teaspoon baking powder
1 pinch nutmeg
4 oz butter
2 oz caster sugar
4 oz currants
2 eggs well beaten
1/4 pint milk
oven to 350°F or Mark4.
a shallow baking tin.
the flour, salt, baking powder and nutmeg into a bowl.
in the butter and mix in the sugar and the currants.
the eggs well and mix into the dry ingredients.
the milk slowly and beat well to make a soft dough.
the mixture into the tin and bake for 30 - 40 minutes
until light golden brown.
and Trev Jones