These cakes have been made for the Eccles Wake for hundreds of years. It is said that their first commercial success came when Mrs
Put the currants, peel, sugar, butter, nutmeg and allspice into a saucepan and heat gently until the ingredients can be stirred together. Turn the mixture into a bowl and set aside to cool.
Roll out the pastry to about
Place the cakes on a baking sheet and bake in the
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