Molasses Buns – Newfoundland Recipes

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Molasses Buns for those not acquainted with the vernacular of Newfoundland) are one of those treats your grandmother gave you when you went to her house after school.

Be careful when making adjustments, molasses makes baked goods a little more difficult to rise. Too much can also result in a denser harder baked goods too. I like mine at this height but if you want yours to be to be a little higher, squeeze them into a 9×9 pan instead of a 9×13 and bake for about 10 minutes longer.

Continue following the recipe above for the other ingredients, you can also add a cup of raisins of choice to this same recipe if you like to have that too.
These molasses buns was made so many ways back in the day and I’m bringing you one way that I make them and my mom made them.

 

Ingredients:1/2 cup milk
1 egg
1 cup molasses
1 tsp cinnamon
2 tsp baking soda
1/2 cup sugar
1 cup butter
4 cups flour

Directions:

Combine milk, egg, molasses, cinnamon and baking soda.
Stir well. Add sugar and butter.

Mix well and warm mixture in microwave for 40 seconds.

Add flour and mix well. Form into balls and place in rows in a greased baking dish.

Bake at 350 degrees for 25 – 30 minutes or until a toothpick inserted
into the center comes out clean.

Note: add 1 cup raisins for Molasses Raisin Buns
Can also be made in muffins pans

Source : allrecipes,com

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