Recipe of the Month

Spring baking means time for buns!
Spring time buns
What you need :
2oz/50g butter
2oz/50g caster sugar
1 egg
½ tsp vanilla extract
3 oz/75g self raising flour
1 tsp baking powder
A little milk

How to bake :
Pre heat the oven to 350 F, Mark 4, 180 C. Cream the butter and sugar and add the vanilla extract and beaten egg. Sift the flour and baking powder and add to the creamed mixture using a little milk if necessary. Half fill bun cases with the mixture and bake in a moderate oven for 15 minutes. Makes 8-10 buns.
To decorate :
When cool, scoop out the top of each bun and fill the hole with butter cream. For this you need 2 oz/50g butter4 oz/110g icing sugar, a few drops vanilla extract and 1-2 tbsps milk. Cream the butter and icing sugar. Add the vanilla extract and milk and mix well. Replace the scooped-out sponge as a lid. Dust with icing sugar.
Meryl says :  Make chocolate buns by adding 2 tbsps of cocoa to the mixture. Decorate with a mini egg for a special Easter treatBake some special ones for Mothering Sunday (22 March) or Easter Sunday (12 April)!


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