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Jamaican Bulla Cake


A Jamaican favorite, this Bulla Cake recipe is easy to make and tastes great, so... take a taste n enjoy it mon!

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  • 2 3/4 cups brown sugar
  • 1/2 tablespoon salt
  • 2 cups water, plus
  • 1 cup margarine
  • 2 tablespoon ginger
  • 2 tablespoon vanilla
  • 7 1/2 cups flour
  • 3 tablespoon baking powder
  • 1/2 tablespoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon nutmeg
  • Flour for rolling out bulla


Servings 12
Preparation time 15mins
Cooking time 40mins


Step 1

Dissolve sugar and salt in water, add ginger, margarine and vanilla.

Sift together all dry ingredients and combine with liquid gradually. Dough must be clammy and heavy.

Place on floured board and dust with flour until dough is manageable.

Roll out to a thickness of about 1/4-inch and cut into slices.

Bake in a 375°F oven for 20 to 25 minutes.

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