Old Ma Wheatley’s
Calceby Inckles

 

Take

 

4oz. butter softened and more for baking sheets
2oz. caster sugar
40z. self-raising flour
1oz. cocoa powder
3oz. chocolate-coated raisins

Method

 

Preheat oven to 180/160 fan/gas 4 and butter 2 baking sheets

 

Cream the butter and sugar together in bowl until soft and fluffy

 

Add the flour and cocoa, mix for a few moments
 until a dough ball forms.

 

Knead in the raisins


Shape into 18 small round balls and place on baking sheets

 

Give room to spread and press balls lightly down with a fork

 

Bake in oven for 10-12 minutes until nearly firm
and mahogany brown

 

Leave to cool on trays, then transfer to wire racks

 

Note

 

Makes 18

 

Can be stored in airtight container for up to a week

 

Freezes well