Saints During Lent

Annunciation Day, 25 March – Mariä Empfängnis
Holy Trinity, St Patrick’s Day, 17 March – Heilige Dreifaltigkeit erklärt
Pancake Day
1st March, St David’s Day – This year it was on the same day as Pancake Day
St David’s Day, Wales
St Joseph, 19 March
St Joseph, 19 March, paper lilies
St David’s Day, Wales
Welsh cakes
Welsh cakes
Welsh cakes

Recipe for Welsh Cakes

450 gr plain flour
100gr sugar (this time we used honey instead of sugar)
1 tsp of cinnamon, ginger and cloves
1 tsp baking powder
100gr butter
1/2 cup of cream (or milk)
100 gr raisins
2 eggs
oil for frying

Mix everything into a smooth, slightly dryish dough. Roll out as thick as little finger and cut out circles, each 6 cm wide (with cup). Grease the frying pan with a thin layer of oil and fry about 3-5 minutes on each side, at medium heat, until golden brown. Eat still warm with butter and jam, or sprinkle with sugar.

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