Northern Queensland Permaculture

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Granny's Buns


  • 3 cups Flour
  • 1 Egg, beaten
  • 3 tab Sugar
  • ½ cup Sultanas & currants
  • Dash Lemon essence
  • 2 tab Butter
  • 1 cup Yeast, see below for yeast


Mix flour & sugar together. Beat egg and add yeast and essence. Add yeast and egg mixture to flour. Milk enough to moisten. Make like a scone dough. Rise and bake.

To make yeast

Add dessertspoon sugar, and 1 tab flour to 1 cup of potato water in a bottle. Potato water is the left over water from boiled potatoes that has been allowed to stand for several days to allow yeasts to grow.

Great Great Grandma Bagnall

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