coconut-buns`

Ingredients

225g/8oz Odlums Cream Plain Flour

Pinch of Salt

1 Teaspoon Baking Powder

75g/3oz Butter or Margarine

75g/3oz Caster Sugar

50g/2oz Dessicated Coconut

1 Egg (beaten)

150ml/ 1/4 pt Milk

To Decorate

Raspberry Jam

Extra Coconut

 

Method

  1. Preheat oven to 200°C/400°F/Gas 6. Lightly grease 2 flat baking trays.
  2. Sieve the flour, salt and baking powder into a bowl.
  3. Rub in the butter or margarine until mixture resembles breadcrumbs.
  4. Add the sugar and coconut and mix well.
  5. Mix to a fairly stiff consistency with the egg and milk. Drop dessertspoons of the mixture, spaced apart on the prepared tins. About 12!
  6. Bake for 15 to 20 minutes until risen and golden brown. Remove from oven and transfer buns to wire tray to cool.
  7. Brush the top with jam and dip in coconut.