Chelsea Buns

This recipe produces a small batch of 6 Chelsea Buns. They are yeasted, glazed, spiced and contain mixed fruit.


Makes 6 buns Continued...
1 medium egg 12 gm butter (2)
80 ml milk (1) 40 gm soft brown sugar
30 gm butter (1) ¾ - 1 tspn ground cinnamon (to taste)
225 gm strong white flour 80 gm mixed fruit (or to taste)
½ of 7 gm packet fast-action yeast - 1¼ tspn (see note 1) 1 tbspn milk (2)
½ tspn salt 1 tbspn caster sugar (2)
25 gm caster sugar (1)  



  1. Bake in the oven for 15 min.
  2. When done, flatten the buns if needed by pushing down the central part that may have 'lifted'.
  3. Brush the buns with the milk/sugar solution to provide a glaze, scatter a little soft brown sugar on top and allow to cool.


(1) 7 gm packets of fast-action yeast can be purchased, in pairs, at most supermarkets. A 7 gm packet contains about 2½ tspn.

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The finished buns

Quick acting yeast
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