My new sweet-tooth fix: Welsh cakes

Posted on March 13th, 2010 by Laura Byrne Paquet in Food

I’m just back from Wales and will put up some longer posts about my trip soon, but in the meantime I had to share my latest pastry addiction with you: Welsh cakes.

"welsh cakes"Yummy-looking, yes?

They’re a bit like flattened scones and they are maddeningly addictive. I came to crave one at every tea break during my conference.

In case you’d like to sample them yourself, here’s a yummy-sounding recipe for Welsh cakes from

But when you can’t stop eating them, don’t say I didn’t warn you.

By the way, what fattening habits have you come back with after travelling? Let me know in the comments section.

Licensing information for photo:
This image has been (or is hereby) released into the public domain by its author, Moochocoogle at the wikipedia project. This applies worldwide.

Disclosure: My trip was partially subsidized by Visit Wales.

2 Comments on “My new sweet-tooth fix: Welsh cakes”

  1. Linda Tagliaferro

    I LOVE Wales!

    • Laura Byrne Paquet

      Me too, Linda! I would go back to Wales in a heartbeat. Nice people, gorgeous scenery…and Welsh cakes!

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