Easy recipe for jammy buns. Ideal for baking with children and for birthday parties. Essentially fairy cakes with a jammy surprise in the middle.
Servings: 12 cakes
- 125 g caster sugar
- 125 g butter, at room temperature
- 150 g self-raising flour
- 1 teaspoon baking powder (5ml)
- 2 large eggs
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract (5ml)
- Jam for the filling
- Icing sugar to finish (optional)
For the Jammy Buns:
Put all the ingredients except the jam into a bowl and mix together well with a hand mixer
Put a teaspoonful of mixture into each paper case to cover the bottom and make a slight depression. You should use about half the mixture, maybe a little more
Put a small spoonful of jam into the depression. Add another spoonful of mixture on top of the jam and smooth to completely cover it
Cook for 20 minutesDepending on your oven, you may need to turn the cakes after 15 minutes to ensure even browning
Remove from the tin and cool on a wire rack
Sprinkle with a little sifted icing sugar before serving.
Jammy Buns will keep for at least a week in an airtight container, longer in the fridge.