Lovely soft buns, can be made dairy free, freeze well and can be adapted to use different spices and fruits
16 oz white bread flour
1 sachet dried yeast
2 oz margarine or soya spread
2 oz demerara sugar
1 tsp ginger
1/2 tsp cinnamon
4 oz dried fruit e.g chopped dates, sultanas, raisins, chopped apricots
1/2 pint milk, either dairy or soya
Put all ingredients in a breadmaker in the order specified by your model and set to make dough. When dough mix is ready, turn out onto a floured board and knead lightly for a couple of minutes, then flatten out with palms of hands and use a scone cutter to make about 16 buns.
Put onto baking trays in oven, then turn oven to 180deg C and bake for about 20 minutes. NB not preheated oven, as while the oven warms up with the buns in, this helps the dough to rise well.
Added by: Alison Bromley
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