Raspberry Buns

    27 minutes

    This is a recipe that brings back memories of cooking at school. A really easy recipe that is so easy to make and is a big hit with all the family. Children love helping to make these.

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    Makes: 12 raspberry buns

    • 1 pinch salt
    • 200g self raising flour
    • 100g butter
    • 100g caster sugar
    • 100g desiccated coconut (optional)
    • 1 egg, beaten
    • 1 tablespoon milk
    • raspberry jam, to taste

    Preparation:15min  ›  Cook:12min  ›  Ready in:27min 

    1. Preheat the oven to 220 degrees C. Grease a baking tray.
    2. In a bowl, mix together the salt and flour, then cut in the butter and rub between your fingertips until the mixture resembles breadcrumbs. Add the sugar and coconut (if using) then mix well. Mix in the egg and milk until a dough forms then divide the mixture into 12.
    3. Shape each into a bun and place on the prepared tray. Make a well in the centre of the bun using your thumb and spoon a little jam into the hole.
    4. Bake in the preheated oven for 10 to 12 minutes, until they are brown and risen. Remove from the oven and allow to cool before serving and enjoying.


    You can try varying the recipe using different flavour jams.

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    Always an old favorite used to make at school and then with the daughter and now the grand kids they live them I add a cap full of amareto instead of vanilla or coconut this is totally optional either way they taste great..off to make another batch 😀  -  02 Sep 2015  (Review from Allrecipes UK & Ireland)


    Made these lovely biscuits on Friday and now having to make 2 more lots and it's only Tuesday !!!  -  30 Aug 2016  (Review from Allrecipes UK & Ireland)


    OMG these are DELICIOUS! Like Kay I added a bit extra milk - used 3 tablespoons in the end - they’re so light and moreish - fab recipe thank you!  -  03 Mar 2018  (Review from Allrecipes UK & Ireland)