Rock cakes recipe ! (in English !)

Publié le par Marielle Bianchi

Thanks to Sarah Wells, collège A Micheneau Villefagnan, académie de Poitiers, for her help

Rock Cakes Recipe


Chunky hard fruity buns.


  • Rub margarine into flour.
  • Add sugar, fruit & egg (shell removed).
  • Bake.
  • Takes approximately: 10 min work, 20 min cooking, 50 min total.


Sultanas or raisins 200 g
Margarine 100 g
Moist brown sugar 75 g
Self raising flour 200 g
Egg (chicken) 1


Oven. Mixing bowl. Knife to mix with. Scales (or just estimate). Baking sheet. Greaseproof paper.

Detailed Instructions

  1. Turn on oven to warm up to 200°C (Gas Mark 6).
  2. Rub the 100 g of margarine into the 200 g of flour in mixing bowl (i.e. repeatedly pick up handfuls of the mix & use thumbs to smear it out across fingers) until the mix looks like breadcrumbs.
  3. Wash hands (before everything else in the kitchen gets greasy).
  4. Mix in all the other ingredients (75 g moist brown sugar, 200 g self raising flour & an egg (minus shell)).
  5. Line baking tray with greaseproof paper.
  6. Put balls (about 4 cm diameter) of the mix on the tray.
  7. Bake 15 to 25 min (ready when inside no longer looks raw & damp &/or a skewer pushed into a cake does not come out with stuck on dough).
  8. Allow to cool until hard.

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