Jamaican Sweet Buns

Jamaican Sweet Buns 1


Jamaican Sweet Buns
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • ¼ cup sugar
  • 4 tsp baking powder
  • 2 tsp lemon zest
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • ½ cup butt or margarine
  • ½ cup milk
  • 2 egg yolks, lightly beaten
  • ¾ cup Sun-Maid Raisins
  • ¾ cup shredded coconut
  • 1 egg white, beaten, for glaze
  • Sugar, for glaze
  1. In a medium bowl, combine flour, ¼ cup sugar, baking powder, zest and salt. Cut in butter until mixture resembles coarse meal.
  2. Combine milk and yolks; mix into flour mixture to form soft dough. Mix in raisins and coconut just to blend.
  3. Evenly divide dough into six 4-inch grease tart pans; flatten tops. Brush generously with egg white; sprinkle heavily with sugar (about 2 teaspoons each). Space apart on baking sheet.
  4. Bake in a preheated 450°F oven for 15 minutes or until springy to the touch and well browned. Cool in pans.
  5. Serve with whipped butter.


Tagged: ,

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *