Honey Tea Buns

Similar to a scone rather than a bread bun these are best served on the day they are made.

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Prep Time: 35 mins Servings: Makes 15
  • 3 cups Edmonds standard flour

  • 4 tsp Edmonds baking powder
  • ½ tsp salt
  • 1 tsp ground ginger
  • 75g butter
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 2 Tbsp liquid honey
  • 1 tsp grated orange rind
  • 1 to 1¼ cups milk
  • extra milk to glaze
  • sugar
  • cinnamon

  • 1. Preheat the oven to 200ºC. Grease or line a baking tray.

  • 2. Sift flour, baking powder, salt and ginger into a bowl. Cut butter through until it resembles fine breadcrumbs.

  • 3. Add egg, honey and orange rind. Add sufficient milk to mix to a smooth, firm dough.

  • 4. On a lightly floured surface roll out dough to 2.5cm thickness. Cut into rounds using a 5cm cutter.

  • 5. Place on baking tray. Brush tops with milk. Sprinkle with sugar and cinnamon.

  • 6. Bake for 15 minutes or until pale golden.

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