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A sweet bread bun filled with whipped cream and jam on a metal tray Tried & Tested

Devonshire splits

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1.9 stars based on 10 ratings

Enjoy these Devonshire splits filled with fresh cream and a little home made jam.

Key Information

  • Prep:
  • Bake:
  • Serves:10
  • Skill level:easy

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Ingredients

  • 250g 8⅞ oz Plain white flour (we use Allinson) Plain white flour
  • 250g 8⅞ oz Very strong white bread flour (we use Allinson) Very strong white bread flour
  • 1tsp 1tsp Salt
  • 3tbsp 3tbsp Unrefined golden caster sugar (we use Billington's) Unrefined golden caster sugar
  • 60ml 2 fl oz Butter (unsalted) melted
  • 3tbsp 3tbsp Warm water
  • 260ml 8⅞ fl oz Milk (whole)
  • 7g ⅜ oz Easy bake yeast (we use Allinson) Easy bake yeast
  • 1 1 Egg(s) (free range) for egg wash

For the filling

  • Double cream whipped
  • Jam

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The Method Enter Bake mode

  1. Classic mode Step 1

    Put the flours, salt, sugar and yeast into a bowl.

    Ingredients for this step

  2. Classic mode Step 2

    Mix to a soft dough with the butter, water and milk.

    Ingredients for this step

    • 60ml 2 fl oz Butter (unsalted) melted
    • 3tbsp 3tbsp Warm water
    • 260ml 8⅞ fl oz Milk (whole)
  3. Classic mode Step 3

    Turn onto a floured surface and knead for 10 minutes.

  4. Classic mode Step 4

    Divide the dough into 10 and shape each piece into a flat round bun.

  5. Classic mode Step 5

    Place the buns on a greased baking sheet and cover with a tea towel. Leave to prove until double in size. Preheat the oven to 200°C (fan 180°C, gas mark 6).

  6. Classic mode Step 6

    Brush with egg wash and bake in an oven for 15-20 minutes until golden.

    Ingredients for this step

    • 1 1 Egg(s) (free range) for egg wash
  7. Classic mode Step 7

    Fill with whipped cream and jam.

    Ingredients for this step

    • Double cream whipped
    • Jam