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Plas y Brenin's Cake Recipes

For over 50 years we've been bringing a smile to our visitors faces with our freshly baked cakes. Every day at 5pm our guests arrive back from their adventures to find fresh cakes and piping hot tea or coffee waiting for them. Over the years Plas y Brenin's cakes have become legendary and seem to be a lasting memory that many share. Now you can make our cakes in the comfort of your own home as our chefs reveal the recipes that have been satisfying the hungriest of outdoor enthuisasts for decades. As the weeks go by we'll be adding more and more of our cake recipes to this page, so if your favourite isn't listed below come back in a few weeks and it may well be there.

The World Famous 'Brenin' Flap Jacks

Heat Margarine, Syrup and Sugar in a large pan until the sugar has dissolved. Stir in the oats. If making you are making 12 -.........


Millionaire's Shortbread

Place all the cans of condensed milk into a pan of boiling water and boil for 3 and a half hours. Cream the butter and sugar together un.........


Eccles Cakes

Rub the margarine into the flour until it resembles breadcrumbs, add the salt, water and lemon juice and bring together into a ball. Re.........


Chelsea Buns

Mix flour and margarine for 2 minutes add sugar and mix then add milk and yeast mixture Knead for about 5 minutes and allow to rise. .........


Carrot Cake

Preheat oven to 180°C Grease 2 x 8 inch cake tins (for 12) or 3 large baking trays (for 108) Sift together the flour and spices. .........



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