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Jam Filled Buns

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35 m servings 156 cals
Original recipe yields 14 servings (14 - 16 buns)


  • Calories:
  • 156 kcal
  • 8%
  • Fat:
  • 7.3 g
  • 11%
  • Carbs:
  • 20g
  • 6%
  • Protein:
  • 2.7 g
  • 5%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 31 mg
  • 10%
  • Sodium:
  • 245 mg
  • 10%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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  1. In a large bowl, whisk together flour, sugar, baking powder, and salt. Cut in butter or margarine until crumbly. Make a well in the center. Beat egg until light and frothy, and mix in milk; pour all at once into well. Stir lightly to form a soft dough. Add more milk if needed.
  2. Turn dough out onto a floured surface, and knead 8 to 10 times. Pat or roll out to 3/4 inch thickness. Using a round cookie cutter, push straight down to cut. Arrange well apart on a greased baking sheet. Make a deep hollow in the center of each biscuit. Drop a small spoonful of jam into each hollow.
  3. Bake in a preheated 450 degrees F (230 degrees C) oven for 12 to 15 minutes. Serve hot.

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Most helpful positive review

Very good. More like biscuits than buns.

Most helpful critical review

This recipe was difficult to make and made a mess all over my baking sheets. The end result was basically a biscuit with a glob of jam in the middle.

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This recipe was difficult to make and made a mess all over my baking sheets. The end result was basically a biscuit with a glob of jam in the middle.

Very good. More like biscuits than buns.

I just pulled my first batch of these ourt of the oven and my kids simply love them. I used apricot jam instead of raspberry. Definitely a tasty treat. And so simple to make.

This recipe was extremely easy to put together. I did need to add a little more milk to make the dough come together. I used parchment paper instead of greasing the baking sheet. The trick is to...

These buns are great for an afternoon tea or breakfast.I was looking for this recipe since i left school, as they were my favorite to make in Food & Nutrition class. Thanks!!

This reminds me of a local treat we get at our State fair. They call them "fair scones". The only difference is that instead of a circle, they are cut in a rectangle and the jam is put on half o...

Didn't like these buns that much. The dough seemed to need much more flour than the recipe called for, It was extremely soft and sticky.. the resulting buns are not worth the effort. Thanks anyw...

I have been searching for this recipe for ever. My mom made these when I was growing up, loved them! Thanks for submitting here. I'll give you 5 *

great concept. Be very careful, the jelly gets very hot. I got a couple burns. My fault. Just be aware.