Brown Sugar & Spice Rock Buns

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By Lorraine Pascale

Published 2017

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Is this one of the first things you ever baked? The rock bun seems rooted in many people’s baking memories. Use whichever dried fruit you like – you could even soak the dried fruit in alcohol or apple juice overnight to add some extra flavour and help to keep them nice and moist.


  • 250 g plain flour
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp


Preheat the oven to 180°C (fan 160°C/350°F/gas 4) and line two baking sheets with baking parchment.

Put the flour, baking powder, mixed spice and butter into a bowl. Using your thumb and your fingers, pick up bits of the mixture, rub it together and then let it f