‘Crickets Rock’ Cakes

May 29, 2018

Makes 12
Preparation time: 10 min
Cooking time: 15-20 min

1 cup self raising flour
½ cup wholemeal self-raising flour
¼ cup cricket powder
1 teaspoon mixed spice
1 teaspoon baking powder
115g margarine spread
½ cup (80g) sultanas
¼ cup mixed peel
1/3 cup (75g) raw sugar
2 eggs
12 whole crickets (optional)

  1. Pre-heat the oven to 2000
  2. Sift flours, cricket powder and baking powder into a bowl, then transfer into a food processor. Add margarine and pulse until the mixture resembles breadcrumbs.
  3. Add the sugar and fruit and pulse until just combined.
  4. Add in the eggs and pulse until it forms a dough.
  5. Place 3 cm mounds on a baking tray lined with baking paper, allowing space for each to spread. Press a whole cricket gently into the top of each.
  6. Bake for 15-20 minutes until golden brown, then allow to cool


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