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Eccles Cakes

  • RECIPE MAKES: 8 portions
  • PREP TIME: 45 minutes
  • COOK TIME: 20 minutes
Step 1

In a bowl, add the Fate Low Protein All-Purpose Mix, margarine and caster sugar and using your fingertips mix until it resembles coarse breadcrumbs.

Step 2

Add the water to the mixture, combine into a dough. Leave to rest for 10 minutes.

Step 3

Preheat oven to 190°C/fan 170°C/gas mark 5.

Step 4

For the filling, place the butter in a saucepan, over a low heat until the butter has melted and remove from the heat.

Step 5

Add the remaining ingredients and mix thoroughly.

Step 6

Place the dough onto a clean, dusted work surface and knead for one minute until smooth.

Step 7

Using a rolling pin, roll the pastry out between two pieces of greaseproof paper to 1/2cm thickness.

Step 8

Cut out 8 circles from the pastry, using the cookie cutter.

Step 9

Place a heaped tablespoon of mixture into the middle of each circle and gather the pastry edges around the filling to seal.

Step 10

Flip over parcels to reveal the smooth bases and gently flatten into cakes using your fingertips.

Step 11

Place on a baking tray and using a knife cut some lines into the top of each cake.

Step 12

Brush with ProZero and bake in the oven for 15-20 mins or until golden.

Fate Low Protein All-Purpose Mix and ProZero are foods for special medical purposes and should be used under medical supervision.

This recipe has been specifically designed for a low protein diet.

Refer to labels for allergen and other product information.

  • For pastry base:
  • 250g Fate Low Protein All-Purpose Mix (plus extra for dusting)
  • 125g Soft margarine
  • 30g Caster sugar
  • 60ml Water
  • For filling:
  • 25g Butter
  • 200g Raisins
  • 50g Mixed peel, chopped
  • 100g Light muscovado sugar
  • 1 tsp Cinnamon
  • 1 tsp Ginger
  • 1 tsp Allspice
  • Zest of 1 lemon
  • 3 tbsp Lemon juice
  • Zest of 1 orange
  • 2 tbsp ProZero