Ingredients Jump to Instructions ↓

  1. 3 1/4 cup sugar

  2. 3 tablespoons vegetable shortening

  3. 1 teaspoon salt

  4. 3/4 teaspoon powdered cinnamon

  5. 1 teaspoon powdered ginger

  6. 1 egg

  7. 1/2 yeast cake Flour

  8. 1/4 cup chopped candied citron peel

  9. 1/2 cup seeded raisins

  10. 1 cup scalded milk

  11. 1/4 cup lukewarm water

Instructions Jump to Ingredients ↑

  1. Instructions Add vegetable shortening, sugar, and salt to milk. When lukewarm, add yeast cake dissolved in water. Add spices, well beaten egg, and sufficient flour to make a stiff dough. Mix well, add raisins and peel, cover, and let rise over night. In morning, divide into pieces and form into neat buns; place in vegetable shorteninged pan one inch apart, let rise. Brush over with milk or beaten egg, and bake at 400 degrees for twenty-five minutes. Cool and, with ornamental frosting, make a cross on each bun. The cross may be made by placing strips of paste on buns before they are baked. Sufficient for twenty buns. .


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