Honey Buns by ‘Old Favorite Honey Recipes’
¼ cup warm water
1 teaspoon sugar
1 cake compressed or 1 packet dry granular yeast
½ cup shortening
½ cup sugar
1 teaspoon salt
3 cups sifted flour
¾ cup water
1 egg, well beaten
½ cup honey
½ cup chopped nuts
Combine warm water and 1 teaspoon sugar. Sprinkle granular yeast over warm (110 degrees) mixture; or crumble compressed yeast over lukewarm (85 degrees) mixture. Let stand 5 minutes.
Cream shortening, ½ cup sugar, and salt. Mix in 1 cup flour and ¾ cup water. Add to yeast mixture and stir in 2 cups flour and egg.
Cover and refrigerate overnight.
Grease muffin pans, enough for 24 buns. In each muffin cup put 1 teaspoon each honey and nuts. Drop 1 tablespoon of sough in each muffin cup. Let rise in warm place until doubled. Bake at 375 degrees for 12-15 minutes. Serve upside down!