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Jamaican Bun

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Category: Food, Cooking & Dining
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Printed Date: 21 Aug 2019 at 2:56pm

Topic: Jamaican Bun
Posted By: harmac
Subject: Jamaican Bun
Date Posted: 26 Dec 2009 at 7:47am

Jamaican Buns


2 cups wine

1 bottle stout

2 eggs, beaten

1/4 tsp bun spice

2 tsp vanilla

4 ozs margarine, melted

1 tsp browning

1 pound dark sugar

2 1/5 pounds counter flour

2 tbs baking powder

1 tsp salt

1 tbsp mixed spice

1 tsp cinnamon powder

4 whole cherries

8 oz raisins

8 oz mixed peel

4 oz guava jam


1. Combine wine, stout, beaten eggs, bun spice, vanilla, margarine, browning and dark sugar. Mix well and set aside.

2. Sift together dry ingredients.

3. Add the fruits to the dry ingredients and mix well.

4. Make a well in the centre of the dry ingredients and pour in the liquid ingredients. Mix well.

5. Scrape mixture into greased 30 cm x 13 cm x 6 cm (12"x4"x3") loaf tin.

6. Bake at 350F for one hour. To test if done insert a skewer, when it comes out clean bun is done.

7. Remove from pan and allow to cool.

8. Melt the guava jam and brush over the surface of the baked bun as a glaze.


Serve with your choice of natural cheddar cheese.

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