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New Zealand Rock Cakes

New Zealand Rock Cakes

Cooking Time

Preparation Time : 10

Cook Time : 15

Total Time : 25


Serves 6

  • 1cup flour

  • 1⁄2 teaspoon salt

  • 1⁄2 cup butter, softened

  • 1⁄2 cup sugar

  • 2tablespoons raisins

  • 2tablespoons orange marmalade

  • 1 egg, beaten slightly


  • 01

    Preheat oven to 425°F Sift flour and salt into a mixing bowl.Mix in butter until crumbly (use clean hands). Add sugar, raisins, and marmalade; mix well (with spoon). Add in egg. Batter should be stiff and "rocky".

  • 02

    The mixture must be stiff, or it will lose shape when baking. Pull off golf ball size chunks of dough and drop on cookie sheet about 1 inch apart. Bake in oven for 15 minutes until lightly browned. Turn bottom side up to cool. Serve with milk or tea.



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