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Stephen Fry's Honey Buns

Epilepsy Action Tea Break - Friday 21 October

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  • 2 eggs
  • 75g caster sugar 
  • 1 teaspoon soft dark sugar 
  • Pinch salt
  • 90g self-raising flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 90g melted butter
  • 1 tablespoon honey


  • Whisk together the eggs and sugars.
  • Fold in the sifted flour, baking powder and salt.
  • Leave the mixture to rest for 30 minutes.
  • Stir in the melted butter and honey.
  • Bake in cases, approx. 25 minutes at gas mark 6, 180C.

Why has this recipe been donated to Epilepsy Action?

A cup of coffee and a piece of cake can make a real difference for people with epilepsy.

Epilepsy Action’s network of coffee and chat groups can provide a life line to people who might be feeling isolated because of the condition. Coffee and chat groups give people affected by epilepsy an opportunity to come together and share their experiences.

Text ACT NOW to 70700 to donate £5, the cost of a cup of coffee and piece of cake, to Epilepsy Action. Together we can make sure no-one has to face epilepsy alone. Terms and conditions.

Want to hold your own Tea Break?

Each year in October, Epilepsy Action holds a fundraising event called Tea Break, asking people to pop the kettle on, make a brew, bake a cake and have a cuppa with us! The money raised goes towards helping everyone affected by epilepsy in the UK! 

Holding a Tea Break really is a piece of cake! Whether it’s a cup of tea and a cake in your kitchen or a tea party at your workplace, you can hold your Tea Break anywhere and invite anybody along to share the fun. In the past, we have had Tea Breaks registered all over the UK; from Cornwall to Scotland, in schools, homes and workplaces.  

If reading this recipe has inspired you to hold a Tea Break for Epilepsy Action, why not register for your free fundraising pack now and bake a difference?

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