Blueberry Matcha Welsh Cakes

Blueberries, Cake, Cinnamon, Matcha, Saint Davids Day, Welsh, Welsh Cakes

Saint David’s day is just round the corner. Wait, how could you forget about David? Good job I’ve reminded you eh? Besides, it’s a day where you have an excuse to feast on Welsh cakes, rarebit and oggies; (fried cakes, cheese on toast and pasties). All of which are super delicious. So if you’re new to the Welsh scene, you may want to introduce yourself to a couple of their recipes especially for Saint David’s day; it would be rude not to.

IMG_5105_WT IMG_5111_WT Back at home, my family were fortunate enough to have Welsh neighbours who would happily mock up a fresh batch of Welsh cakes for us every now and then. For a baked treat you don’t normally see in the store or at the bakery around the South-east of England, it was a new culinary adventure. I’d even go as far as saying they’re my favourite type of cake. A mix between a shortbread biscuit and a cake, served with butter and/or jam, you really can’t go wrong. I’ve decided to put my own spin on the original recipe and mix mine up with a little bit of my new BFFL: “Matcha” (and a handful of blueberries). IMG_5129_WT

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