Old Fashioned Raspberry Buns (Scottish)

Total Time
25 mins
15 mins

found online; posting for ZWT6 (Great Britian/Scotland)

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  1. Set oven to 425 degrees F
  2. Grease and flour baking sheets.
  3. Sift the flour into a bowl and rub in the margarine.
  4. Add the sugar and the beaten egg with enough milk to make a fairly stiff consistency (may not need all the milk).
  5. Divide the mixture into about walnut-size balls and place on baking sheet, allowing space for them to spread slightly during cooking.
  6. Make a small hole in the center of each ball and spoon in a little rasberry jam.
  7. Pinch the edges together again.
  8. Dust lightly with caster sugar.
  9. Bake for 10 minutes then reduce heat to 350degrees F and bake for a further 5 minutes.
  10. The buns should be light golden in color.
  11. Cool on a wire rack.