fruit and seed buns



  • 2 cups of bread/pizza plain flour
  • 2 cups wholemeal self raising flour
  • pinch of salt
  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 1/3 cup sultanas
  • 1/3 cup craisons (dried cranberries)
  • 1/3 cup chia seeds
  • 2 apples thinly diced
  • 1 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 tsp ground ginger
  • 1/4 tsp ground nutmeg
  • 2 sachets of yeast
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 1/2 cups of milk
  • 1/4 cup extra flour for board



  1. Mix strong flour (pizza or bread flour), wholemeal self raising flour, salt and sugar in a bowl
  2. Add sultanas, craisons, chia seeds and apples in to the bowl, along with the spices (cinnamon, ginger, nutmeg) and sachets of yeast
  3. Mix all together. Make a well in the middle and pour Olive oil in
  4. Heat milk in pan (until warm not boiling)
  5. Add to mixture and mix well
  6. Flour a board with extra flour. Lightly kneed dough until not sticky
  7. Roll into a ball and place in floured bowl and leave in warm place to rise for 30 mins
  8. Cut dough into 16 pieces and roll into smaller balls
  9. Place balls on lined baking trays. Leave on tray for balls to rise again for 30-45 mins
  10. Preheat oven to 210 degrees Celsius
  11. Cook for 15 mins.
  12. Leave to cool outside oven and enjoy



Use any fruit, spice, seed or nuts you like


Kate is a dietitian with a passion for improving the eating habits of families and communities. She created FOOST to teach easy ways of eating more fruits and vegetables. All 4 of her kids love fresh, fun food! She believes everyone and anyone can cook and empowers people to get back in the kitchen and prepare simple, colourful dishes. She has a keen interest in the Non-diet approach to eating. With over 10 years of nutrition and dietetic experience, Kate enjoys media work and has appeared on TV, radio and print both in Australia and Overseas.

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