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Scottish Recipes Black Bun
This is a traditional recipe for a cake/bun which is traditionally eaten at the end of the year at Hogmanay. But it needs to be made several weeks in advance so that it can mature. Whilst it has an extensive lsit of ingredients it is relatively easy to make and every cook has his or her own variations on the ingredients.
Ingredients for Pastry Case:
NOTE. Whilst traditional, the pastry case can be dispensed with if it is felt that this may be too difficult or is not to the palate of the person eating. Clearly however, some other method of encasing the "filling" would have to be used, such as a muslin cloth.
Ingredients for Filling:
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