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Tea Cakes

Ingredients
  White bread flour 8 Ounce
  Salt 1 Pinch
  Butter 1⁄2 Ounce
  Yeast 1⁄2 Ounce
  Sugar 1 Teaspoon
  Egg 1
  Milk 1⁄4 Pint
  Sultanas 2 Ounce
Directions

GETTING READY
1. Preheat the oven to 230°C, Gas Mark 8.

MAKING
2. In a large warm bowl, tip in the flour and salt and add butter while rubbing it in to form breadcrumb like mixture.
3. In another bowl, mix the yeast and sugar and pour the flour mixture into the yeast mixture. Bring this mixture together with the egg, milk and sultanas.
4. Knead the mixture well to make a dough and leave it aside to prove in a warm place until double in size. After the dough has doubled in size, remove the dough, punch it down and then knead again and divide into three. Make sure that each of the dough balls are shaped into round flat cakes. Place the buns on greased baking tins and bake 10 minutes.
5. Brush the buns with milk and sugar immediately after removing from the oven and set aside on a wire rack to cool.

SERVING
6. Serve immediately or pack in polythene bags for later.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Snack
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Bread
Interest: 
Holiday, Everyday
Ingredient: 
Raisin
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
30 Minutes
Ready In: 
40 Minutes

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