Cinnamon Oysters

By Dixie Elliott

Cinnamon Oysters
Cinnamon Oysters recipe, brought to you by MiNDFOOD.

“The mere chink of cups and saucers tunes the mind to happy repose,” wrote George Gissing. These little treats will make make one’s afternoon tea an even happier moment.

Makes 24

2 eggs

1/3 cup caster sugar

1 tbsp golden syrup

½ cup plain flour

1 tbsp cornflour

1 tsp ground cinnamon

½ tsp ground ginger

½ tsp bicarbonate of soda

300ml thickened cream

1 tbsp icing sugar

1 tsp vanilla extract

icing sugar, for dusting

1 Preheat oven to 200C. Grease 2 x 12-hole patty pans. Beat eggs and sugar with an electric hand beater until thick. Add golden syrup; beat until well combined.

2 Remove 1 tbsp flour from quantity and discard. Sift flour, cornflour, cinnamon, ginger and bicarbonate of soda over mixture and fold through. Place tablespoonfuls of mixture into pans. Bake for 10-12 minutes or until browned. Remove cakes from pan with a palette knife. Transfer to a wire rack to cool.

3 Place cream, icing sugar and vanilla in 
a bowl; beat until thick. Cut a slit in each cake, and fill with cream. Sprinkle with icing sugar and serve.

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