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Saffron Dinger


Suggared saffron buns associated with Lowestoft. Known only from news reports of 2017 explaining their origin in the 1950s. See Tea-Treat Buns, saffron...

Matt Ellis from Bushells bakery, Lowestoft 2017

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Original Receipt from 'The Bread And Biscuit Baker's And Sugar-Boiler's Assistant' by Robert Wells, 1890 (Wells 1890)

24. - Saffron Buns.

Take the same mixture as for teacakes, add 1 oz. of caraway seeds, and colour it with saffron. Mould them round, and put them on the tins so as not to touch. When they are near proof, wash the tops with egg and milk, and dust them with castor sugar. Put them in the oven to finish proving, and bake them in a moderately hot oven.

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