Rock Cakes Recipe?

My grandmother used to make what she called Rock Cakes or Rock Buns for us, anybody know what I'm talking about? Can you please post the recipe?


MJJJOY from North Bay, Ontario

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June 12, 20060 found this helpful

hi if you do a google search with "ROCK CAKEs" in subject line........there is a bunch of them .....hope this helps you.......sounds good mite have to try some of them...........I'm also form Ontario and my grandparents was from Wiarton and my grandmother always told me as a child the rocks there grew each yr and I believed her so this name brought back memories (for some strange reason LOL).....hope you find the recipe you need, take care, Grammar

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June 13, 20060 found this helpful

Your Grandma must have been
English! My Mother made them all the time when I was a child in England. Unfortunately I don't have a recipe but as the previous post says, there are a lot of recipes on Google. The recipe my mother used was very basic - flour, sugar, butter, egg and some dried fruit and she baked them in a muffin pan, unlike most of the recipes I found on Google, where they are baked on a cookie sheet.


This definitely brought back memories for me. Hope you find a recipe like your Grandma's.

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By MJJJOY (Guest Post)
June 30, 20060 found this helpful

Yes my nana was English and was a tremendous cook and baker, for some reason I havent had much luck with "googling" rock cakes, but now I'll try again. Thank you for your kind words and input

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July 10, 20070 found this helpful

HI just read your post by any chance did these rock cakes have currants or raisins in them?
if so gimme an email @ and i'll forward the recipe to you.

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