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       Title: Prune Buns
  Categories: Breads
       Yield: 6 servings
  
       1    Cake dry yeast                      2 c  Flour
            OR 1  cake compressed yeast         1 c  Milk, scalded and cooled
       1 ts Sugar                               3    Eggs, well beaten
       1 c  Sugar                               2 ts Salt
       1 c  Butter or butter substitute         2 c  Milk, scalded and cooled
       6 c  Flour                          
  
   Make a sponge of the yeast, 1 tsp sugar, 1 cup milk, and 2 cups flour. Beat
   until smooth.  Set in a warm place and allow to rise overnight or until
   light and bubbly. Cream 1 cup sugar and butter together. Add eggs, salt,
   and milk. Add the sponge and beat well. Add flour, a little at a time,
   until a dough as soft as can be kneaded is formed.  Knead until smooth.
   Cover with a damp cloth.  Set in a warm place to rise. When double in bulk
   turn onto lightly floured board.  Shape into buns. Place on well-oiled
   baking sheet.  Cover and let rise until treble in bulk. With a knife
   handle, make a hole in the center of each bun. Fill with prune preserves or
   any sweetened fruit desired. Bake immediately in hot oven (450ø F) 15-20
   minutes.  When baked sprinkle with powdered sugar.  36 servings. Mrs.
   George Rada, Verona, MT.
  
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