Jamaican Rock Cake is a delectable dessert that has been enjoyed by Jamaicans, young and old, for many years.
3 cup(s) counter flour – > View on Amazon
1 packet(s) coconut milk powder – > View on Amazon
1 tablespoon(s) baking powder – > View on Amazon
1 1/2 teaspoon(s) nutmeg – > View on Amazon
1/2 cup(s) margarine – > View on Amazon
1 cup(s) dark sugar – > View on Amazon
1/4 cup(s) raisins, soaked – > View on Amazon
1 large egg, beaten – > View on Amazon
4 ounce(s) water or milk
1 teaspoon(s) vanilla – > View on Amazon
4 whole maraschino cherries – > View on Amazon
Combine flour, coconut milk powder, baking powder and nutmeg and mix for even distribution.
Add margarine and use a dough blender or your finger tips to gently rub the margarine into dry mixture until it resembles fine breadcrumbs.
Mix in the dark sugar and soaked raisins using a wooden spoon.
Combine beaten egg, water or milk and vanilla; make a well in the center and pour in the liquid.
Combine the mixture using two forks. Do not over mix!
Drop rock buns by spoonfuls onto a greased baking tray and bake at 180°C/350°F for 26 minutes. Remove from oven and cool on a cooling rack.
Rinse the maraschino cherries and cut each into 4 pieces. Use one piece of cherry to decorate each rock bun.
A mixture of milk powder and water may be used as a milk substitute.