Iced Buns

 

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Iced buns, viewed in the window of any English bakery, are a must for any collection of comfort food. For some reason they make me think of roaring fires and cosy knitwear – odd I know! Apparently some iced buns found in supermarkets are dairy-free, but I’ve never found any that are also nut-free – if you know of any safe brands please let me know?

Anyway, I though some iced buns would be the perfect tea time treat after trudging around the shops doing our Christmas shopping. They certainly went down a treat 🙂

Iced Buns (dairy-free, egg-free, nut-free, soya-free, sesame-free, vegetarian and vegan)

makes 6

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  • 225g strong bread flour
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp dried yeast
  • 50g caster sugar
  • 150ml dairy-free milk
  • 50g dairy-free spread

– Melt the spread into the milk (don’t make it more than tepid though)
– Pour into the dry ingredients
– Bring to a dough and knead until smooth
– Place in an oiled bowl, cover and leave to double in size in a warm place
– Divide into 6 even sized pieces and form into finger bun shapes
– Place apart on a floured baking sheet, cover and leave to rise for 30 minutes
– Preheat the oven to 190 degrees centigrade/180 degrees fan, or gas mark 4
– Bake for 15 minutes until golden, risen and they sound hollow when tapped
– Cool and then top with thick water icing.

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lucylox

Welcome. I'm a Cordon Bleu trained chef and mother with a passion for cooking vegetarian food. All recipes featured here are dairy, egg, and nut-free, thus 'accidentally' vegan, as my children are allergic to those. My aim is to recreate any dish, even what seems impossible, but free of the ingredients we can't have, and log my exploits here. Please browse what is now several hundred recipes. All the recipes posted (unless stated) are my own creations.

6 thoughts on “Iced Buns

  1. I made these the other day and they were delicious! I’m making them again but I didn’t have enough butter- eep! Hope they turn out okay (currently leaving to prove) . Thanks for the recipe! It was non-vegan approved too.

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