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Yummy For My Honey Cookies

Makes about 16 cookies


Scrumptious honey-batter delights that taste heavenly when served hot and oozing with butter

  • 10 fl.oz. (285ml) milk
  • 2 eggs, beaten
  • 8 oz. (225g) self-raising flour
  • 3 oz. (75g) cater sugar
  • 1 tbsp. clear honey
  • 2 oz. (50g) margarine
  • salt
  • oil for frying

    Cooking Instructions:
    1. Mix together the flour, sugar and a pinch of salt in a bowl
    2. Rub in the margarine, cover and leave for at least 6 hours
    3. Make a well in the middle of the flour mixture then add beaten eggs and honey
    4. Stir until the mixture thickens, gradually adding the milk to form a batter
    5. Add just enough oil to cover the base of a frying pan and heat until smoking hot
    6. Pour about 2 tablespoons of batter into the hot pan and cook for 1-2 minutes, turn and cook on the other side until golden brown in colour
    7. Store in a warm place until all honey cakes are cooked then serve hot, spread with butter and a little honey

    Recipes compiled by Alwyn Jones © 2000 & web pages designed by R. Barry Jones © 2000