Jamaican Easter Bun Recipe

Bun and cheese is the food of choice at Easter time in Jamaica traditional Easter bun and cheese.don't count the cost, think of the tender loving care that you put into the process, for the main ingredients are as follows.

why not bake your own?
2 cups wine
1 bottle stout
Bun and Cheese
2 eggs, beaten
1/4 tsp bun spice
2 tsp vanilla
4 ozs margarine, melted
1 tsp grace browning
1 pound dark sugar
1/pounds counter flour
2 tbs baking powder
1 tsp salt
1 tbsp mixed spice
1 tsp cinnamon powder
4 whole cherries
8 oz raisins
8 oz mixed peel
4 oz Grace guava jam
1. Combine wine, stout, beaten eggs, bun spice, vanilla, margarine, browning and dark sugar. Mix well and set aside.
2. Sift together dry ingredients.
3. Add the fruits to the dry ingredients and mix well.
4. Make a well in the centre of the dry ingredients and pour in the liquid ingredients. Mix well.
5. Scrape mixture into greased 30 cm x 13 cm x 6 cm (12"x4"x3") loaf tin.
6. Bake at 180C (350F) for one hour. To test if done insert a skewer, when it comes out clean bun is done.
7. Remove from pan and allow to cool.
8. Melt the Grace guava jam and brush over the surface of the baked bun as a glaze.
Serve with your choice of Tastee processed cheese or natural cheddar cheese.