Belizean Powda Buns


Powder buns or as the locals say “powda buns” has been a Belizean treat for many decades. Its rising popularity over the years has put the treat on the “must eat” list while vacationing in Belize. And if you ever wondered how you can make them, now you can. This easy step recipe will have you baking these powda buns like a pro and leaving your family with happy bellies.


4 cups flour

2 cups brown sugar

2 eggs

1 stick butter

1/4 cup shortening

Vanilla essence

1 tsp nutmeg

1 tblspn cinnamon

2 tablespoon baking powder

1 small can of evaporated milk


 **Sift flour, sugar, baking powder, nutmeg, cinnamon and mix well. Melt butter and shortening together and set aside.

**In a dish, beat eggs and vanilla then add to dry ingredients along with melted butter and shortening.

**Add some evaporated milk and knead to a stiff dough. Roll into little balls and press on cookie sheets.

**Bake for 20 – 25 minutes at 350 degrees until golden brown.



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