18 Reasons Welsh Cakes Are Literally The Best Food In The Whole Entire World

They’re the best thing to come out of Wales. Hands down.

1. Welsh cakes are, without any shadow of a doubt, the world’s most delicious food.

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2. A WELSH CAKE IS A FRIED CAKE. How is a fried cake not the world’s best thing?

That’s because the Welsh traditionally cooked on bakestones over the fires in their homes. You can recreate this by using a heavy pan.

3. Those currants.

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4. That cinnamon. That mace. That nutmeg.

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5. THAT SUGAR.

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6. Welsh cakes are crisp on the outside…

7. … and gorgeously crumbly on the inside.

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8. They’re so sweet.

10. SO GODDAMN PERFECT.

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11. You can toast them.

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12. You can spread butter over them.

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13. You can even cover them with jam.

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14. Of course, you should always serve them with a hot cup of tea.

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15. And mixed berries, if you’re feeling fancy.

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16. You can even make them festive.

18. ARGHHHH GET INSIDE MY MOUTH RIGHT NOW, YOU DELICIOUS LITTLE BITES OF HEAVEN.

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