Sugar Buns

kanjari., May 24, 7:21am
does any body have the recipe for them thanks

pam.delilah, May 24, 7:23am
the best
Sugar Buns

1 1/4 cup flour,
2 tsp baking powder,
1/4 cup custard powder,
1/2 cup sugar,
handful of sultanas,
60gr melted butter,
1 lightly beaten egg,
a few drops of lemon essense,
approx 1/4 cup milk,
a few tsp jam.

Place sifted dry ingredients into med bowl.
Add sugar and sultanas and give it a bit of a stir to combine.
Make a well in the centre and mix in melted butter, egg and essence.
Most of it should come together into a ball but don't worry if it doesn't - it'll be okay!! Slowly stir in the milk. (Adjust quanity if you need to - the mix should hold its shape when it is scooped up, ie: not sloppy.)
Using a tablespoon, scoop out onto a baking paper lined tray.
Place a small blob of jam on the top of each and a sprinkle with sugar.
Bake at 180 for about 15 - 20 mins.
Test by lightly touching the tops - should be firmish and lightly browned.
Makes 7-8 buns.

wildflower, May 25, 3:51am
I've never heard of them, sounds interesting with the custard powder and sultanas.

pam.delilah, May 25, 4:17am
try thing , they are soooo good

lynkyn, May 25, 4:39am
NZR Classic from the days of Rail Travel and Refreshment rooms:
hails from Clinton South Otago
FIRST RECIPE
3 0z butter, 3/4 cup sugar, salt, 2 beaten eggs, sultanas, 2 cups flour, 2 teaspoons Baking Powder, 1/2 cup milk, vanilla.
sprinkle sugar on top and
"bake in hot oven"200?

2nd RECIPE
3 Cups flour, 1 cup sugar, 2 eggs, 2 heaped teasp baking powder
4 oz butter, sultanas
Milk to mix to a stiff dough
sprinkle with sugar on top and bake at 375so 180 - 100?)

In the days where everyone baked and knew the routine instructions were less detailed.
Remember them from when little and yes they are YUM.
Happy baking.

** We should forward to Marcus Lush - being NZR fan!

wheelz, May 27, 9:44am
Aren't these also called" Rock cakes" ?

pam.delilah, May 27, 9:33pm
no rock cakes are different, they have no custard powder and lemon essence
Rock cakes
• 1 1/2 cups (225g) self-raising flour
• 1 tsp baking powder
• 115g unsalted butter
• 115g sultanas
• 50g mixed peel
• 75g caster sugar
• Grated zest of 1 orange
• 2 eggs

•Preheat the oven to 200°C.
•Sift flour and baking powder into a large bowl, then rub in the butter until it resembles breadcrumbs. Stir in fruit, sugar and zest. Add eggs, stirring together, until you have a stiff dough.
•Place walnut-sized mounds of the mixture on a greased baking tray, leaving space for spreading between each one. Bake for 15-20 minutes until golden brown. Cool on a wire rack

bev00, Oct 13, 8:17am
does anyone have the recipe for sugar buns that have cooked porridge in them please!

pam.delilah, May 24, 7:23am
the best
Sugar Buns

1 1/4 cup flour,
2 tsp baking powder,
1/4 cup custard powder,
1/2 cup sugar,
handful of sultanas,
60gr melted butter,
1 lightly beaten egg,
a few drops of lemon essense,
approx 1/4 cup milk,
a few tsp jam.

Place sifted dry ingredients into med bowl.
Add sugar and sultanas and give it a bit of a stir to combine.
Make a well in the centre and mix in melted butter, egg and essence.
Most of it should come together into a ball but don't worry if it doesn't - it'll be okay! Slowly stir in the milk. (Adjust quanity if you need to - the mix should hold its shape when it is scooped up, ie: not sloppy.)
Using a tablespoon, scoop out onto a baking paper lined tray.
Place a small blob of jam on the top of each and a sprinkle with sugar.
Bake at 180 for about 15 - 20 mins.
Test by lightly touching the tops - should be firmish and lightly browned.
Makes 7-8 buns.

wildflower, May 25, 3:51am
I've never heard of them, sounds interesting with the custard powder and sultanas.

lynkyn, May 25, 4:39am
NZR Classic from the days of Rail Travel and Refreshment rooms:
hails from Clinton South Otago
FIRST RECIPE
3 0z butter, 3/4 cup sugar, salt, 2 beaten eggs, sultanas, 2 cups flour, 2 teaspoons Baking Powder, 1/2 cup milk, vanilla.
sprinkle sugar on top and
"bake in hot oven"200!

2nd RECIPE
3 Cups flour, 1 cup sugar, 2 eggs, 2 heaped teasp baking powder
4 oz butter, sultanas
Milk to mix to a stiff dough
sprinkle with sugar on top and bake at 375so 180 - 100!)

In the days where everyone baked and knew the routine instructions were less detailed.
Remember them from when little and yes they are YUM.
Happy baking.

** We should forward to Marcus Lush - being NZR fan!

wheelz, May 27, 9:44am
Aren't these also called" Rock cakes" !

bev00, Oct 10, 12:02pm
Oh bless you 245sam - that's the one.Sprinkled sugar on the top before baking gives a nice crunch too.
Thanks so much - youare just marvellous!

sarahb5, Oct 11, 12:35am
Actually with the jam on top they made me think of raspberry buns that we used to make at school but I don't think they had sultanas or custard powder in them

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