How to make eccles cakes


For the filling

  • 75g/3oz unsalted butter
  • 150g/5oz soft brown sugar
  • 150g/5oz currants
  • 1 tsp ground cinnamon
  • ½ tsp freshly ground nutmeg
  • 1 orange, juice and finely grated zest
  • 50g/2oz candied peel

For the pastry

  • 25-50g/1-2oz margarine, for greasing
  • 1 block ready-made puff pastry
  • flour, for dusting
  • 2-3 tbsp milk, for glazing
  • caster sugar, for dusting
  • icing sugar, for dusting
How to make eccles cakes

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