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Low calorie cranberry rock cakes on a baking tray with a red and white tea towel

Calorie conscious cranberry rock buns

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3 stars based on 17 ratings

These cranberry rock buns are perfect for an afternoon tea treat or even for taking on a picnic and what’s more they are low calorie too with only 154 calories per bun.

Key Information

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  • Serves:12
  • Skill level:easy

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  • 225g 8 oz Self-raising white flour (we use Allinson) Self-raising white flour
  • 75g 2¾ oz Stork (low fat)
  • 25g 1 oz Half Spoon granulated sugar Half Spoon granulated sugar
  • 100g 3½ oz Dried cranberries
  • 1 1 Egg(s) (free range) beaten
  • 1tbsp 1tbsp Milk (whole)

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  1. Classic mode Step 1

    Preheat the oven to 190°C (170°C fan, 375°F, gas mark 5).  Lightly grease a baking tray.

  2. Classic mode Step 2

    Sieve the flour into a large bowl, add the margarine and rub in until mixture becomes like breadcrumbs.  Stir in sugar and cranberries.

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  3. Classic mode Step 3

    Add the egg and stir in with milk until a stiff mixture is formed.

    Ingredients for this step

    • 1 1 Egg(s) (free range) beaten
    • 1tbsp 1tbsp Milk (whole)
  4. Classic mode Step 4

    Place small rocky piles of mixture onto the baking tray.  Bake for 20-25 minutes until golden brown and set.