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English Bath Buns

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An introduction to this English Bath Buns to your longing taste buds is going to keep them from asking for anything else for a long time to come. It is a staple food of the European people which has now gained popularity the world over. Almond is the most important ingredient in English Bath Buns. Your 110 minutes would be fair enough to make English Bath Buns. This English Bath Buns is never going to fail as a snack. Is it you or the aroma of English Bath Buns that you happen to be making that has dragged me in the direction of the kitchen?, were my partner's words.
Ingredients
  Active dry yeast packet 2 (or cakes compressed yeast)
  Warm water 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Milk 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Sugar 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Butter 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Egg yolks 4
  Eggs 3
  All purpose flour 4 1⁄2 Cup (72 tbs)
  Lemon extract 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Sliced almonds 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), blanched
  Egg 1 , beaten
Directions

Use very warm water (105°F.to 115° F.) for dry yeast; use lukewarm (80°F.to 90°F.) for compressed.
Sprinkle dry yeast or crumble cakes into water in large bowl and let stand for a few minutes; stir to dissolve.
Scald milk and add 1/2 cup sugar, salt, and butter; cool to lukewarm.
Add milk mixture, egg yolks, eggs, flour, and lemon extract to yeast mixture.
Beat until smooth, about 5 minutes.
Cover and let rise until doubled, about 1/4 hours.
Stir down, cover well, and chill in refrigerator overnight.
Divide into small pieces; shape into balls and put on greased cookie sheets.
Cover and let rise until, doubled, about 50 minutes.
Press fruit and almonds into the tops.
Beat together egg and milk.
Brush buns with mixture.
Sprinkle remaining sugar over the tops.
Bake in preheated moderate oven (350°F.) for 15 to 20 minutes.
Serve warm.
Makes about 24.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
European
Course: 
Snack
Method: 
Baked
Restriction: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Almond
Preparation Time: 
90 Minutes
Cook Time: 
20 Minutes
Ready In: 
110 Minutes
Servings: 
12

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