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Chestnut & Rice buns

1st Attempt! Wanted to find a way of using chestnut flour and rice flour other than in bread. Just made these this morning and I am quite pleased with the taste. The amount of sugar could be altered as i dont like things too sweet. I woulsd sugestmore if you have a sweet tooth !! I felt they had a lovely taste but were a bit dry. Next time I shall try adding some fruit and also plan to try coco powder as well, watch this space.

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4 large eggs (free range if possible)

96g sugar (I used soft brown but any will do)

1 tsp baking powder

100g brown rice flour (could be white rice flour)

100g chestnut flour

  • Preheat oven to 200°C/Gas 8/fan 180°C
  • 12 bun cases in bun tin, I used muffin cases


Beat eggs and sugar till light and fluffy, at least 5 mins or so

Mix flours and baking powder together in a bowl

Gently fold in the egg mixture

Put into bun cases and bake for 15 to 20 mins depending on your oven


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Added by: Pentewan

Tags: Chestnut Buns Cake Rice

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just thought it worth mentioning, this is gluten free and also fat free and only 8g sugar per bun so not too bad on the old waistline !!

- Pentewan 03 June 2013

Chestnut and Rice buns
I do not have a sweet tooth so the sugar content is quite low, just add more sugar if needed, I would try 108g. I found them a little dry but maybe next time would add some fruit but the flavour is really nice. Will try adding some coco the next time for a chocolate version. Substitute 20g of rice flour for 20g coco powder. I use Green & Black

- Pentewan 03 June 2013


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