6. Traditional Black Bun

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Scottish Baking

By Sue Lawrence

Published 2016

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Here is a pre-war recipe from Walter Banfield, from his treatise on bread, which Master Baker Alan Stuart of Buckhaven sent me. I have not only kept the recipe as it was written nearly 100 years ago, I have also left the ingredients in imperial measures and Fahrenheit temperatures as I doubt many readers are going to use an entire sack of flour and twenty packets of dried fruit to make this at home. This is the bun that would have graced many a festive tabl