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Lemon Iced Buns

Lemon iced buns are for me a part of my childhood. I remember queuing up in Cooplands bakery for an iced bun and just loving it. The question is do you lick the icing off and eat the bun, or just tuck in and eat the whole thing. I left it was time to revisit this recipe and update it a little in 2022 its a brioche style bun for a lovely soft rich bun and a super tangy lemon icing.

Makes 12 buns


350g strong white flour

150g plain white flour

14g dried yeast

1 tsp salt

1 tbsp custard powder

1 tbsp sugar

325ml warm milk

50g butter, softened


2 lemons

150g icing sugar

Here’s how