Breads

Classic hot cross buns

4

A classic Easter treat, hot cross buns are delicious fruity and spiced bread rolls. A perfect teatime snack toasted with a little butter.

12
1 cup/240ml milk
1lb/ 450g/3 cups flour - this can be all all-purpose/plain or as I used, use 1//3 enriched
1/2 tsp salt
1/2 tsp cinnamon
1/2 tsp nutmeg
1/2 tsp ground ginger
1 tsp allspice
3 1/2tbsp/ 50g butter
1 packet - 1/4oz/7g fast-acting/ highly active dried yeast
3tbsp/ 37g light brown sugar
finely grated zest of 1 small lemon
1 egg
1/2 cup/ 70g raisins
1/2cup/ 65g dried cranberries
cross: 4tbsp flour mixed with 2-3tbsp water
sugar syrup: 4tbsp sugar warmed in 4tbsp water until dissolved (optional)
Gently warm the milk without boiling, to slightly warm/tepid. Mix together the flour, salt and spices then rub in the butter. Add the yeast, sugar and lemon zest and mix through. Beat the egg in to the milk...
See the full directions on my site
Nutritions

Calories
41

Sodium
153mg
6% DV

Fat
0.73g
1% DV

Protein
2g
5% DV

Carbs
5g
2% DV

Fiber
0.2g
0% DV