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Jamaican Spice Bun Recipe

This Jamaican Spice Bun Recipe is delicious and a traditional bread served in Jamaica for Easter. 
Course Breakfast
Cuisine Caribbean
Keyword jamaican spice bun
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour 10 minutes
Servings 12
Calories 218kcal
Author Tanya


  • 2 3/4 cups all purpose flour
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 2 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp ground nutmeg
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp all spice
  • 1 egg
  • 3/4 cup brown sugar
  • 1 cup beer I used Red Stripe...it's Jamaican for beer
  • 1/3 cup milk
  • 1/4 cup honey
  • 4 Tbsp melted butter
  • 1 tsp browning for color. can be found in International Markets
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup dried craisins
  • 1/2 cup raisins


  • Preheat oven to 325 degrees. Grease an 8x4 inch loaf pan. 
    Combine flour, baking powder, salt, cinnamon, all spice, and nutmeg in a bowl and set aside. 
    Whisk egg in a bowl. Add brown sugar until combined. 
    Add beer, milk, honey, melted butter, browning, and vanilla extract to the egg mixture until combined. 
    Add the flour mixture to your wet ingredients and stir until combined. 
    Add craisins and raisins and stir until incorporated.  
    Pour into loaf pan and bake for 1 hour or until toothpick inserted in middle comes out clean. Enjoy :)


Calories: 218kcal | Carbohydrates: 47g | Protein: 3g | Cholesterol: 14mg | Sodium: 65mg | Potassium: 205mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 19g | Vitamin A: 30IU | Vitamin C: 0.3mg | Calcium: 68mg | Iron: 1.8mg