Yorkshire fat rascals recipes

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Yorkshire Fat Rascals ( My tribute to Betty's Tearoom Harrogate)

Yorkshire Fat Rascals ( My tribute to Betty's Tearoom Harrogate)

Betty's Tearooms in Harrogate has to be one of my favourite places to visit and when I do I always have Welsh rarebit followed by a Fat Rascal served with a pot of Orange Pekoe tea
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Not just Scones, we've got Fat Rascals in Yorkshire

Not just Scones, we've got Fat Rascals in Yorkshire

like to think we know a thing or two about food in God’s own country Yorkshire and. Fat Rascals. of course, top of the list is our own Yorkshire
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Bonfire Bakes: Fat Rascals

Bonfire Bakes: Fat Rascals

Along with roly-poly pudding, surely the name of this Yorkshire classic is the best in baking. The Betty's recipe for Fat Rascals, arguably the best, is a very closely guarded secret
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Cakes & Bakes: Fat rascals

Cakes & Bakes: Fat rascals

I used a traditional fat rascals recipe from Old Yorkshire Recipes by Joan Poulson (which you can get on Amazon for a penny
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My Homage to Bettys: The Fat Rascal

My Homage to Bettys: The Fat Rascal

One of the things they are most famous for is a particular Yorkshire cake / biscuit called a 'fat rascal'
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Yorkshire Rock Cakes

Yorkshire Rock Cakes

Some people call them fat rascals, but they're not fat rascals at all. You can find my fat rascal recipe here
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Best of British: County of Yorkshire Round-Up and the Winner!

Best of British: County of Yorkshire Round-Up and the Winner!

Fat Rascals, Cheesy Yorkshire Fish Pie and some Mini Cranberry Curd Tarts too……all beautifully photographed with lots of interesting facts and In-Greedy-Ents as Chris says
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Ox Pasture Hall: A true foodie find in Yorkshire

Ox Pasture Hall: A true foodie find in Yorkshire

In my view, the scone on offer here put the famed Bettys Fat Rascal to shame, and I don’t say that lightly
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Black Pepper Chicken Curry

Black Pepper Chicken Curry

One thing I’ve been meaning to cook for a while are Fat Rascals, a traditional Yorkshire cake made famous by Betty’s Tea Rooms, very similar to a scone, but highly superior
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Review: Bettys Tea Rooms, Harrogate

Review: Bettys Tea Rooms, Harrogate

Bettys is such a Yorkshire institution, I couldn't have stayed in Harrogate and not visited their original site
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Yorkshire Fat Rascals

Yorkshire Fat Rascals

We are in Yorkshire after all. I don't often bake cakes as we could easily be a bunch of fat rascals ourselves, but these are 'reight tasty' and were well worth doing as a holiday treat
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"Fat Rascals" from Betty's Tea Rooms in Harrogate

"Fat Rascals" from Betty's Tea Rooms in Harrogate

'The Institution' of Betty's Tea Rooms in Harrogate, Yorkshire. You can also shape the Rascals by hand, making a small ball and flatten it out slightly into a sort of 'bap' roll shape
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Fat Rascals

Fat Rascals

Basically, we don’t have a valid excuse to go have a Yorkshire jolly anymore. To try and overcome our parting blues we decided to give Fat Rascals a go
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Fat Rascals

Fat Rascals

I thought it had been a while since I cooked something really traditional and the name Fat Rascal just jumped out at me
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Fat Rascals

Fat Rascals

They are a cross between a scone and a rock cake and the idea originated in Yorkshire where the recipe was a simple dough with currants
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Fat rascals

Fat rascals

Preheat the oven to 200C/400F/Gas6. Grease a baking tray. Sieve the flours and baking powder into a large bowl and rub in the butter until the mixture resembles breadcrumbs
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Yorkshire Ginger Parkin

Yorkshire Ginger Parkin

People queue for hours to taste the traditional cream tea, the pikelets or the Fat Rascals. And in honour of my time there, I've been meaning to bake a Yorkshire Ginger Parkin for yonks
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All in one Cheesy Yorkshire Fish Pie (and more) for Best of British

All in one Cheesy Yorkshire Fish Pie (and more) for Best of British

In order to keep me going I decided to start off with some Fat Rascals - quick and simple (if you do it right)