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Fruit Rock Buns

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10 minute prepare time and 5 minute cooling time


Serves 1 - 8 Cakes

This is a fun and creative recipe for the children to also help to cook, its healthy but still a easy and simple to adjust as you can change the types of fruit you use and could add chocolate for a different treat

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  • 200g self raising flour,
  • 100g margarine or butter,
  • 100g sugar,
  • 1 medium free range egg,
  • 50g (choose any fruit, raisins, sultanas, chocolate, cherries)
  • 2-3 tbsp of milk


    1. Preheat the oven to gas mark 6/ 200c/ 400F and grease a large baking tray.
    2. Cream the butter and the sugar together, then beat in the egg.
    3. Add the flour and fruit, then mix together using a wooden spoon.
    4. Add the milk to make a soft dough.
    5. Roll the mixture into small balls, place on the greased baking tray and cook in the oven for 15-20 minutes.
    6. Leave to cool for around 5 minutes on a wire rack.
    7. Then Enjoy with some cream.

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lb02252's picture
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These are really quick and easy. I used sultanas, cherries and added a little mixed spice, as someone else suggested. Would definitely do the same again. They were really tasty!

d0nnawalls's picture

Made these yesterday for a sale at school, and someone came back and bought the plateful!

amyterese's picture
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Very tasty and light, lovely warm! I added some cinnamon and currants.

james-s's picture

These are lovely - but why on earth would you serve them with cream?

greengirl's picture

my mother & I used to make these when I was a girl and we used to add mixed spice as well. yum. I had better get baking with my son!

fatimaaziz1992's picture
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Quick and simple to cook, children love to cook these tasty treats