Monday 2 March 2009

Dried Cherry Buns


250mi/8 fl oz/ 1 cup natural (plain) yogurt
175g/6 oz/3/4 cup dries cherries ( I don't have cherries at hand , so I used the left over soaked fruits from my Rich Fruit Christmas Cake)
115g/4 oz/ 1/2 cup butter, at room temperature
175g/ 6 oz/ 3/4 caster(super fine) sugar
2 eggs, at room temperature
5ml/ 1tsp vanilla extract
200gm/ 7 oz/ 1 3/4 cups plain ( all purpose) flour
10ml/ 2 tsp bicarbonate of soda (baking soda)
1.5 ml/ 1/4 tsp salt


  • In a mixing bowl, combine the yogurt and cherries. Cover and leave to stand for 30 minutes. Preheat oven to 180 degree C/ 350 degree F/ Gas 4. Grease 16 bun-tray cups or use paper cases.
  • With an electric mixture, cream the butter and sugar together until light and fluffy. Add the eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Add the vanilla extract and the cherry mixture and stir to blend. Set aside.
  • In another bowl, sift together the flour, baking powder, bicarbonate of soda and salt. Fold in to cherry mixture in three batches.
  • Fill the prepared cups two- thirds full. For even baking half fill any empty cups with water. Bake until the tops spring back when touched lightly. About 20 minutes. Transfer to a wire rack to cool completely.

Recipe Source:
Children's Party Cakes & Cookies by Martha Day

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  1. looks nice. and delicious too..

  2. Mmmm..mouthwatering buns here! They look perfectly baked n moist in the pics! Thks for sharing ur technique n method! :) Hv a storm-free day! :D

  3. They do look so moist and delicous.

  4. Buns looks moist n soft the heart shaped baked goodie

  5. Looks so moist and delicious Swapna, I love sweet buns! :)

  6. Love the sweet cherry bun...looks moist and delicious!!

  7. Thanx for visiting my site Swapna. Your space is nice too. I loved the recipe.I would have named them muffins instead of buns:)

  8. Ayyo this is too good!

    Looks soooo perfect..

    Kudos to you..!! baking, blogging crocheting and updating with no help at home...

  9. So moist and yummy looking. Your pics are nice and clear these days too :)

  10. buns looks moist & soft..

    First time here you have a nice collection Swapna

  11. This looks so soft, moist and delicious....


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