Wednesday, September 1, 2010
The other day Simon posted about doing a bit of Bank holiday baking, specifically Rock buns.
Rising to the challenge of making this delicious companion to a cup of tea, I whipped out my mixing bowl. Deciding to use Tana Ramsay's recipe proved foolhardy as I had to zest an orange...I always take a nick out of the knuckle on my thumb using the grater. Note to self: buy a proper zester!
These were super easy to make as demonstrated in Tana's photo which displays her making them with her children. Well, at least I think they're hers. My only pitfall was that in the recipe, Tana says not to overcook them as they continue to cook after being removed from the oven. Finding them a bit anemic looking, I put them back in for another two minutes. They still look anemic. Popping back over to Simon's post he says that they should be brown on the top as they're better overdone than undercooked. I should have followed Simon's advice from the start. Despite their paleness, these were so delicious I gobbled up two with a cup of tea while they were still warm and I will definitely be baking another batch soon.
Thanks for issuing the challenge to get baking, Simon!