Accessibility links

Back to recipes

Plum Tea Buns

  • PREP: 10
  • BAKE: 30
  • SERVES: 16


Premium White Bread Mix 5 x 500g
  • Premium White Bread Mix 5 x 500g
  • Wright’s Premium White Bread Mix 500g
  • Soft Brown Sugar 60g
  • Ground Cinnamon 1 ½ tsp
  • Mixed Spice 1 ½ tsp
  • Eggs 2
  • Butter (Softened) 100g
  • Milk 125ml
  • Pitted Prunes (Roughly Chopped) 250g
  • Currants 50g
  • Sultanas 50g
  • Earl Grey Tea 200ml
  • Icing Sugar 100g
  • Water 1-2 tablespoons



METHOD (Makes 2 units – 16 portions)

1. Place the dried fruit and tea into a bowl and soak for 30minutes.

2. Place all the ingredients under dough into a bowl and mix to a soft dough.

3. Knead well for 5 minutes until a well developed dough is formed.

4. Cover loosely with polythene and allow the dough to rest for 5 minutes.

5. Drain the fruit well and discard the tea.

6. Add the fruit to the dough and mix well, using flour for dusting as required.

7. Divide the dough into 16 portions and roll into buns.

8. Take 2 greased and lined 20cm sandwich tins.

9. Place 8 buns in each tin

10. Cover with a damp tea towel, lightly oiled polythene and leave in a warm place for about 40-50 minutes or until double in size.

11. Bake in a preheated oven 190°C (375°F) gas mark 5 for 25-30 minutes until golden brown and well risen.

12. For the “Icing”, mix the icing sugar with the water to form a smooth paste and then drizzle over the top of the cake as per illustration.

“Hi Debs We would just like to congratulate you on your Premium White Bread mix and Wholemeal. We have tried many different brands and are pleased to say yours has been the best every time. Many thanks ”

Jim & Carol Mortimer

Deb's Tips

Pretty plum tea buns that you bake all together before getting that tearing and sharing going on!

We use cookies to give you the best online experience. By agreeing you accept the use of cookies in accordance with our cookie policy.