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  • Serves: 24 Servings

Jamaican Buns

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Category: Breads

 Ingredients List

  • 3 1/2 c Flour
  • 1/2 c Sugar
  • 2 ts Baking powder
  • 1/2 ts Salt
  • 2 tb Lemon rind; -OR-
  • 1 tb -Lemon extract
  • 1 c Butter or shortening
  • 3 Eggs
  • 3/4 c Milk
  • 1 c Raisins
  • 1 1/4 c Shredded coconut
  • 2 Egg whites; lightly beaten


Preheat oven to 350 F.

In a large mixing bowl, combine flour, sugar, baking powder, salt, and
lemon rind. Cut in butter until mixture is crumbly in texture. Beat eggs
with milk and add to flour mixture. Blend until just moistened. Do not over
mix. Add raisins and coconut and mix again, just enough to incorporate.
Using an ice-cream scoop or tablespoon, portion dough onto a greased cookie
sheet. Brush the tops of each bun with beaten egg whites and sprinkle with

Bake for about 25 minutes. Buns should be golden brown and firm to touch.

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