- BAKE: 30m
- SERVES: 12
MAKING BY HAND
Add 25g of lard to the mix and make up following the instructions on the pack.
Rest the dough for 10 minutes, then roll out to a 35x 35 cm (14″x 14″) square. Spread half of the dough with half the lard. Sprinkle with half the fruit and half the sugar.
Fold over dough to sandwich the added ingredients and rest again for 5 minutes before repeating the addition of ingredients as in (2), then using a fork prick right through the dough over the entire area.
Brush the surface lightly with water, fold the dough in half to form a square and press down to seal the join. Place in a 180cm (7″) well greased square tin. Prove in a warm place for 25-30 minutes or until doubled in size.
Bake in a preheated oven at 220°C (425°F) gas mark 7 for 20-25 minutes or until golden brown.
Glaze immediately with 1 tablespoon of sugar dissolved in boiling water and sprinkle with caster sugar.
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This lovely, glossy Lardy Cake is still on of the most requested recipes we have on offer.
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