Golden Raisin Drop Buns

Golden Raisin Drop Buns with icing
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These bite-size drop buns were so fun and interesting to make! I had all of the ingredients on hand – and they were super simple to throw together.

Golden Raisin Buns Ingredients Listed

These are perfect for that quickly-made treat that looks like it took a long time to prepare.

Golden Raisin Buns Dropped on Tray

These were so yummy that I will probably double up the recipe on my next round.

Golden Raisin Buns Baked no Icing

If you’re not a fan of icing, you can always leave that off. They will still be delicious!

Golden Raisin Buns with Icing

I hope you give it a try and let me know what you think in the comments below!

Kitchen Items for this Recipe

Enjoy and happy cooking! 💋

How to Make Golden Raisin Drop Buns

Golden Raisin Drop Buns with icing

Golden Raisin Drop Buns

Quick and absolutely delicious!
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Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Course Appetizer, Dessert
Cuisine American
Servings 18 drop buns


  • 1 Cup water
  • 2 stick butter
  • 1 tsp granulated sugar
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • 1 Cup flour
  • 4 large eggs
  • ½ Cup raisins, plumped*
  • vanilla icing**


  • Preheat oven to 350°
  • In medium-size pot, combine butter, sugar, salt, and water. Brint to boil
  • Next, add flour and continue to stir over a low heat
  • Dough will become thick. Remove from heat and mix in eggs one at a time.
  • Return to low heat to fully incorporate all eggs
  • Remove from heat and stir in raisins
  • Prepare a baking sheet or line with parchment paper
  • Drop buns by heaping tablespoons onto baking sheet, 2 inches apart
  • Bake 30 minutes
  • Remove from oven and drizzle vanilla frosting over top
  • Best served warm


*To plump raisins, soak them in water to hot water before use in recipe
**Original recipe called for frosting, but icing is much easier to apply to these drop buns
Keyword Drop Buns, Golden Buns, Quick Buns, Raisin Buns, raisins
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