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Prune Buns

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Category: Breads

 Ingredients List

  • 1 Cake dry yeast
  • OR 1 cake compressed yeast
  • 1 ts Sugar
  • 1 c Sugar
  • 1 c Butter or butter substitute
  • 6 c Flour
  • 2 c Flour
  • 1 c Milk, scalded and cooled
  • 3 Eggs, well beaten
  • 2 ts Salt
  • 2 c Milk, scalded and cooled


Make a sponge of the yeast, 1 tsp sugar, 1 cup milk, and 2 cups flour. Beat
until smooth. Set in a warm place and allow to rise overnight or until
light and bubbly. Cream 1 cup sugar and butter together. Add eggs, salt,
and milk. Add the sponge and beat well. Add flour, a little at a time,
until a dough as soft as can be kneaded is formed. Knead until smooth.
Cover with a damp cloth. Set in a warm place to rise. When double in bulk
turn onto lightly floured board. Shape into buns. Place on well-oiled
baking sheet. Cover and let rise until treble in bulk. With a knife handle,
make a hole in the center of each bun. Fill with prune preserves or any
sweetened fruit desired. Bake immediately in hot oven (450 F) 15-20
minutes. When baked sprinkle with powdered sugar. 36 servings. Mrs. George
Rada, Verona, MT.

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