8. Puggy Buns

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Scottish Baking

Scottish Baking

By Sue Lawrence

Published 2016

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The recipe for this extremely old, traditional bun, the puggy bun, was kindly given to me some years ago by baker Kenny Adamson, whose Pittenweem bakery has its roots in the early seventeenth century. The bakery now specialises in producing some of the finest oatcakes in the country.

These individual-size buns look vaguely similar to an Eccles cake or Chorley cake. Puggies were made in Adamson’s bakery for many years, certainly since