Belvoir Castle Buns

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READY IN: 2hrs 10mins
SERVES: 12
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

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