Saturday, 28 February 2009


8oz Plain flour
4oz Butter
2oz Sugar
2 tbs Honey
Pinch Salt
Plus any of the following:
Soft fruit
Dried fruit
Mixed candied peel

Cream the fat and the sugar and work in the sifted flour, add the honey and salt and work into a creamy paste. Roll out into a flat pastry sheet approx. 1/2 inch thick. Cut into little Moons with a shaped cutter or use a round one and and move the cutter about until you have a cresent shape.

Place on a greased baking tray, prick all over and bake in a moderate oven 350'f, Gas Mark 4 for approx 20-30 minutes or until brown.

You can add any or a combination of any of the optional extras to the basic mixture to add a little diversity to your Moon cakes.


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