Rock buns

Once these rock cakes made, they are best eaten on the day they are baked. Not the same if eaten the following day. Should be sprinkled with brown sugar I was doing so things at once totally forgot to sprinkle with sugar.


225g/8oz/2 cups plain (all-purpose ) flour

1.5ml/1/4 tsp spice

10ml/1/2 tsp baking powder

Pinch of salt

65g/2 1/2oz/generous 1/4 cup vegan butter, diced

65g/2 1/2 oz generous 1/4 cup golden caster ( superfine) sugar

115g/4oz/2/3 cup mixed dried fruit finely grated rind of 1/2 lemon or small orange

1 vegan egg

about 30 ml/1/2 tbsp oats milk

30ml/2 tbsp demerara (raw) sugar


1.Preheat the oven to 200°C/400°F/Gas 6. Grease a large baking sheet.

2.Sift the flour, spice, baking powder, and salt into a bowl. Add the butter

3.rub in the butter into the flour until the mixture resembles crumbs.

4.stir in the sugar, fruit and grated rind into dry mixture a small bowl, best mix the egg with the milk and add to the cake batter. Mix with a fork until the mixture leaves the sides of the bowl clean and is stiff but not sticky. If it is too dry add a little more milk, one teaspoon at a time.

6. Dive the mixture into 12 balls and put on to baking tray, spa ing well apart.

7.Flick the tops with a fork to roughen, then sprinkle each lightly with demerara sugar.

8.bake for 15 minutes, or until firm and golden. Remove from the sheet and cool on a wire rack.


  1. PoojaG says:

    Looks delicious!

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    1. DFV Queen says:

      Definitely was delicious 😋

      Liked by 1 person

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