Every good thing given and every perfect gift is from above, coming
down from the Father of lights, with whom there is no variation or
shifting shadow. (James 1:17)

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Jam Filled Buns

2 cups all-purpose flour

2 T. white sugar

3 t. baking powder

t. salt

cup butter, chilled

1 egg

cup cold milk

cup raspberry jam


In a large bowl, whisk together flour, sugar, baking powder, and salt. Cut in butter or margarine until crumbly. Make a well in the center. Beat egg until light and frothy, and mix in milk; pour all at once into well. Stir lightly to form a soft dough. Add more milk if needed. Turn dough out onto a floured surface, and knead 8 to 10 times. Pat or roll out to thickness. Using a round cookie cutter, push straight down to cut. Arrange well apart on a greased baking sheet. Make a deep hollow in the center of each biscuit. Drop a small spoonful of jam into each hollow. Bake in a preheated 450 F (230 C) oven for 12 to 15 minutes. Serve hot.
Yield: 14-16 buns