What is Jamaican bun?

The Jamaican spiced bun is shaped like a loaf of bread and is a dark brown colour. It is commonly eaten with cheese and is also eaten with butter or alone with a glass of milk. It is also popular in other Caribbean nations.

How do you make a Jamaican stout bun?


  1. 1 tbsp Molasses.
  2. 2 tsps Browning.
  3. 1/3 cup Honey, Maple or Agave (Honey gives the best flavour in my opinion)
  4. 1/2 cup Brown sugar lightly packed.
  5. 1/3 cup Coconut oil.
  6. 1 bottle Dragon Stout or Guinness Foreign Extra Stout.

How do you make an Easter bun?

Homemade Easter Bun Directions Mix together all the dry ingredients then add the chopped mixed peel and raisins. Combine liquid mixture with dry ingredients and mix well. Scrape the batter into a greased loaf pan 12″x4″x3″. Bake in a preheated oven at 180°C/350°F or until a skewer inserted comes out clean.

What is an Easter bun?

Jamaican Easter Spice Bun — Highly Spiced Jamaican bread, soft, tender studded with raisins and fruits. Absolutely delightful anytime! This is the time of the year, when Christians abstain from meat and flock towards bread and meat-free goods.

How much are Easter buns in Jamaica?

approximately $810
THE cost of celebrating Easter this year with the traditional bun and cheese has gone up significantly, along with the recent hikes in the price of raw materials such as wheat. Last year a 28oz Easter bun was going for about $625, this year Jamaicans will have to spend approximately $810 to secure the same Easter bun.

How do you eat the Jamaican Easter bun?

When the British captured Jamaica, they brought the cross bun custom to the island. Over time, Jamaica made the original English cross bun its own by using molasses in the mix instead of honey. And in Jamaica, the bun is eaten with cheese, a combination that is now an integral part of the island’s cuisine.

What is the significance of Easter bun?

They are symbolic of this significant day in the Christian faith when Jesus was crucified. Each bun is decorated with a cross made from flour paste, which represents the cross on which Christ died. The spices in hot cross buns are said to represent the spices that were used to embalm Christ after his death.

What do Jamaicans eat on Easter?

From steamed fish and hard dough to bun and cheese, traditional Jamaican Easter food reflects the country’s rich and complex Christian history. Fried ackee and saltfish with plantain and rice.

Can you freeze Jamaican Easter bun?

Once the bread/bun/pastry is sufficiently cooled, wrap it very nicely with cling film or aluminum foil. Then put it in some sort of a plastic bag, which you can then seal tightly or tie it up. This gives a bit of extra protection so your dish doesn’t get dried up in the freezer. Freeze!