1. Soften the yeast iby adding it to the cup of warm water.
2. Combine the milk, sugar, butter and salt in a bowl and then leave it to cool.
3. When at room temperature add 1 1/2 cups of flour and beat well.
4. Beat in the yeast and the egg.
5. Gradually add the remaining flour to form soft dough, stirring well.
6. Place in greased bowl, roll the dough around to grease the entire surface.
7. Cover and leave to rise until double the original size, 1 1/2 to 2 hours.
8. Turn out onto a lightly floured board and divide in half.
9. Form 1/2 the mixture into ball and let it rest while rolling out the other half into an 8x12 inch rectangle.
10 Brush with 1/4 cup melted butter; sprinkle with 1/4 cup brown sugar, 1 teaspoon cinnamon and 1/4 cup raisins.
11. Roll lengthwise and seal the edge, then cut the roll into one inch thick slices.
12. Repeat with the second ball of dough.
13. In a saucepan, mix the brown sugar, butter and corn syrup; heat it slowly, stirring often.
14. Place the rolls, cut side down, and the sugar and butter syrup mixture into an over tray.
15. Cover the tray; let the buns rise in warm place until double their original size, 35-40 minutes.
16. Bake at 200°C for 20 minutes.
17. Cool for 2-3 minutes, invert the buns onto a plate to remove them from the pan.
Cooking is fun. Baking cakes and buns can be an educational activity for children, involving measuring, following instructions, decision making and socialising / working with other people. For the best experience make sure you have the ingredients and cooking equipment to hand before you begin baking. These recipes have all been tried and tested, and should work. No specialist cooking equipment is needed - the average kitchen will contain all the ingredients and equipment you need to have fun, and bake great cakes and buns.