2 hrs 10 mins
Yeast based buns with a filling of dried fruit, named after Belvoir Castle in Leicestershire, the family seat of the Dukes of Rutland.
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- 1Sift the flour and salt together into a bowl, then rub in the butter.
- 2Cream the yeast into the sugar, then add the milk and water. Leave until frothy, then blend into the flour mixture, together with half the dried fruit and peel.
- 3Turn out on to a lightly floured surface and knead until the dough is smooth and elastic.
- 4Place in a clean bowl, cover and put in a warm place until the dough has risen and doubled in bulk.
- 5Knead again, lightly, for 1 minute, then roll out into a square, approximately 1/2 inch thick. Sprinkle on the remaining fruit and roll up like a Swiss Roll.
- 6Cut into 12 pieces, each about 1 inch thick and lay flat on a well greased baking sheet. cover with a clean teatowel and leave to prove for about 30 minutes.
- 7Set oven to 425*F of Mark 7. Brush the buns with a little milk and sprinkle with the extra sugar.
- 8Bake for 10 to 15 minutes, until golden brown.
- 9Cool on a wire rack.
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Nutritional Facts for Belvoir Castle Buns
Serving Size: 1 (68 g)
Servings Per Recipe: 12
- Amount Per Serving
- % Daily Value
- Calories 218.3
- Calories from Fat 39
- Total Fat 4.4 g
- Saturated Fat 2.6 g
- Cholesterol 10.8 mg
- Sodium 224.7 mg
- Total Carbohydrate 40.1 g
- Dietary Fiber 1.5 g
- Sugars 10.2 g
- Protein 4.3 g