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Easter Buns (Yeast Scones)

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Cooking Time:

20 minutes

Cut shotening and butter into dry ingredients. Press into bowl forming a well.

Mix - 2 pkgs of yeast into ¼ cup of warm water
1 ½ cups of warm milk
8 eggs (reserving three egg whites)

Pour liquid ingredients into well. Cover with some of the butter mixture to form a sponge. Let rise one hour.

Mix in 1 lb of Currents. Let rise two hours. Prepare glaze with reserved egg whites and one cup of Brown sugar.

Roll out to 1 ¼ inch thick. Cut into small circles. Bake at 325* F for 20 minutes.

Immediately glaze with egg white mixture.

Cool and store in airtight container.

Ingredients

  • 18 cups Flour
  • 2 ½ cups Brown Sugar
  • 2 ½ cups White Sugar
  • 1 ½ lbs butter
  • 3 cups Butter flavor Crisco
  • 4 t cinnamon
  • 3 t nutmeg
  • 1 T Salt
  • 2 pkgs yeast
  • ¼ cup warm water
  • 1 ½ cups warm milk
  • 8 eggs
  • 1 lb Currents