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Rock Cakes

16 Reviews

About the bake

A basic, but yummy treat that the whole family will enjoy.

40Total Time
10Prep Time
30Bake Time


  1. Step 1:

    Preheat the oven to 190°C (170°C fan, 375°F, gas mark 5). Grease a baking tray.

  2. Step 2:

    Sift the flour, salt and baking powder into a mixing bowl and rub in the butter until the mixture resembles breadcrumbs.

  3. Step 3:

    Stir in the sugar, fruit and spices. Beat in the egg and just enough milk to make a stiff mixture.

  4. Step 4:

    Drop tablespoons of the mixture on the baking tray and rough up each with a fork.

  5. Step 5:

    Bake for 15 to 20 minutes until cooked through. Cool on a wire rack.


    • 225g Allinson's plain white flour
    • 1pinch Salt
    • 2 tsp Baking powder
    • 75g Butter (unsalted)
    • 75g Billington's Unrefined Golden Caster Sugar
    • 75g Currants
    • 0.25 tsp Nutmeg (grated)
    • 0.25g Mixed spice (ground)
    • 1 Egg(s) (free range) (beaten)
    • 2.5 tbsp Milk (whole)

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