Northumbrian Girdle/Griddle Cakes Aka Gosforth Gridies

“Posted for Zaar World Tour. These are a type of current cake/scone. Recipe is adapted from "Favourite English recipes- Traditional fare from around the Counties'. If you make it before I do, I would very much appreciate your feedback. Serving size and time is are complete guess-timates since I haven't made these myself yet. Northumbria is in the most north eastern corner of England. ZWT REGION: England.”
READY IN:
45mins
YIELD:
20 cakes
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Sift salt and flour together, rub in butter until it looks like fine breadcrumbs.
  2. Add sugar and currants.
  3. Make a well in the middle of this mixture and add the milk and eggs, stir gently until combined.
  4. Knead lightly on a lightly floured surface and roll out until it is about 1/2 inch (1.3 cm)thick.
  5. Cut into small rounds and cook on a well greased griddle for 4-5 minutes each side or until light golden brown.
  6. Serve hot with butter.

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