Golden Raisin Buns
|Hot water||2 Cup (32 tbs), divided|
|Golden raisins||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Butter/Margarine||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|All purpose flour||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Half and half cream||5 Teaspoon|
|Confectioners sugar||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Lemon juice||1⁄2 Teaspoon|
|Vanilla extract||1⁄2 Teaspoon|
In a small bowl, pour 1 cup of water over raisins; let stand for 5 minutes.
Drain; set raisins aside.
In a large saucepan, bring butter, sugar, salt and remaining water to a boil.
Add flour all at once; stir until a smooth ball forms.
Remove from the heat; beat by hand for 2 minutes.
Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition.
Beat until mixture is well blended, about 3 minutes.
Stir in the raisins.
Drop by tablespoonfuls 2 in. apart onto greased baking sheets.
Bake at 375° for 30-35 minutes or until golden brown.
Transfer to a wire rack.
For icing, melt the butter in a small saucepan; stir in cream.
Remove from the heat; add sugar, lemon juice and vanilla.
Spread on buns while still warm.
Serving size: Complete recipe
Calories 2444 Calories from Fat 1127
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 128 g196.6%
Saturated Fat 73.8 g369%
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 1129.3 mg376.4%
Sodium 825.4 mg34.4%
Total Carbohydrates 289 g96.4%
Dietary Fiber 6.7 g26.7%
Sugars 172.2 g
Protein 43 g85.4%
Vitamin A 85% Vitamin C 6.7%
Calcium 24.1% Iron 61%
*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet