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Description Traditional Welsh Honeycake



  1. Sift the flour, baking powder and cinnamon into a bowl.
  2. In another bowl, cream the butter with 3 ounces of sugar; add the egg yolks and gradually stir in the ¼ lb of honey.
  3. Carefully stir in the flour mixture, and then add the milk.
  4. Lightly grease a pie plate tin, and spread the batter leaving a slight mound in the center.
  5. Bake at 400° for about thirty minutes; let cake rest for two minutes before turning it onto a wire rack.
  6. Let the cake cool for ten minutes, and then place it onto a baking tray.
  7. Brush the top with 1 tbs honey.
  8. Whisk the egg whites and remaining 1 ounce of sugar to prepare a meringue mixture, and swirl over the top of the cake.
  9. Bake at 325°F for about twenty minutes; cool completely before serving.