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Ginger Buns 
Recipe Name Ginger Buns 
Difficulty Level Easy 
Traditional food from United Kingdom 
Ingredients 3 cups of flour
2 tsp. salt
2 tsp. soda
1 tsp. cinnamon
1 tsp. cloves
1 tsp. ginger
1 egg
3/4 c. shortening, melted
1 cup of molasses
1/2 cup of sugar
1 cup of boiling water 
Preparation 1. Pre heat the oven to 175C

2. Sift flour, salt, soda and spices together.

3. Add the egg, shortening, molasses and sugar.

4. Mix thoroughly whilst slowly adding the boiling water.

5. Spoon the mixture into greased bun tins.

6. Bake for 20-25 minutes. 


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