Introduction: My Mum's Delicious Rock Cakes

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These rock cakes are really nice.
The mix makes about 8-9 of them.

Step 1: Ingredients and Equipment

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225g (8 oz) self raising flour
100g (4 oz) butter
75g (3 oz) caster sugar
100g (4 oz) mixed dried fruit (currents, raisins and sultanas)
1 egg, beaten
10-20 ml (2-4 tsp) fresh milk

mixing bowl (medium or large)
mixing spoon
knife/spoon (to get butter out of tub)


Step 2: Step 1

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Sift the flour into the bowl.

Step 3: Step 2

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Rub butter into flour until mixture resembles fine breadcrumbs.

Step 4: Step 3

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Add sugar and fruit

Step 5: Step 4

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mix to a very stiff batter with beaten egg and milk.

Step 6: Step 5

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Place 8-9 spoonfuls of mixture, in rocky mounds, on a well greased backing tray. (I used flour it's healthier) allow room between each one as they spread slighty.) You can also put sugar on top to make it more sweet!

Step 7: Step 6

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Bake at 180C (400F) Mark 6 for 20 minutes.

Step 8: Step 7

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Cool on a wire cooling rack or leave on tray to cool.

Step 9: Done!

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Now enjoy them with a cup of tea!


Bartboy (author)2008-11-30

Please take k'nex out of the keywords, Thank you.

ghicken (author)Bartboy2009-06-27

His user name is knex that's why its in there.

Bartboy (author)ghicken2009-06-28

OF COURSE!!!! I feel so stupid....

No it's in the tags.

knex maddo (author)Bartboy2008-12-01


DrWeird117 (author)knex maddo2008-12-08

Your mother is quite the chef! Tell her that these rock.

knex maddo (author)DrWeird1172008-12-09


DrWeird117 (author)knex maddo2008-12-09

You're welcome. I'm eating one as I type this.

knex maddo (author)DrWeird1172008-12-09

cool are they nice?

DrWeird117 (author)knex maddo2008-12-10

They're better than ANY cookie or cake I have EVER had. I swear. If she sells those...

knex maddo (author)DrWeird1172008-12-11

Try my muffins as well they're really nice!

DrWeird117 (author)knex maddo2008-12-14

I did. She really should sell these, I would buy 'em.

knex maddo (author)DrWeird1172008-12-15


knex maddo (author)DrWeird1172008-12-09

can you please rate and vote for me please!

DrWeird117 (author)knex maddo2008-12-09

Yes, how do I vote? XD

knex maddo (author)DrWeird1172008-12-09

at there top of this instructable there is a button saying vote. Thank you

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flames10391 (author)Bartboy2008-11-30

but i thought that they were made with knex

knex maddo (author)flames103912008-12-01


reedz (author)flames103912008-11-30

they are, just the mystery edible set made out of sugar and flour.

Bartboy (author)reedz2008-11-30

that must be a US only thing, because there is no such set in Canada. Maybe a pic?

grevious (author)Bartboy2008-12-01

lol it got him a featured, id put knex in my keywords because i know more would see it =]

knexsuperbuilderfreak (author)2009-06-29

omg these are great i made 2 batches and they were gone in 2 days first rock cake

knex maddo (author)2008-12-09

Vote for me please and rate thank you

Duckysmall (author)2008-12-02

where did you get that mug? it's cool

knex maddo (author)Duckysmall2008-12-02

Villeroy & Boch. (From Luxembourg for you can get them online.)

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T3h_Muffinator (author)2008-11-30


nom nom nom


tercero (author)2008-12-01

Congratulations. You've created a scone.

knex maddo (author)tercero2008-12-01

oi it's a rock cake! LoL

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