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    Belvoir Castle Buns

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    2 hrs 10 mins

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    10 mins

    MarieRynr's Note:

    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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    1. 1
      Sift the flour and salt together into a bowl, then rub in the butter.
    2. 2
      Cream 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.
    3. 3
      Turn out on to a lightly floured surface and knead until the dough is smooth and elastic.
    4. 4
      Place in a clean bowl, cover and put in a warm place until the dough has risen and doubled in bulk.
    5. 5
      Knead 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.
    6. 6
      Cut 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.
    7. 7
      Set oven to 425*F of Mark 7. Brush the buns with a little milk and sprinkle with the extra sugar.
    8. 8
      Bake for 10 to 15 minutes, until golden brown.
    9. 9
      Cool 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

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