Hot Cross Buns

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This easy Hot Cross Buns recipe is the perfect addition to your Easter celebration! The soft, tender sweet rolls include warm spices like cinnamon and nutmeg, currants or raisins, and an icing cross on top. Serve them with a cup of coffee for breakfast on Good Friday, or prep them ahead for your Easter Sunday brunch. The best Hot Cross Buns will soon become a holiday tradition in your home, too!

12
Dough::
0.25 oz package dry active yeast
1/4 c lukewarm water
3/4 c scalded whole milk
1/4 c shortening
1/2 c granulated sugar
1 t salt
1 egg
3 c all-purpose flour or bread flour
1 t ground cinnamon
1/2 t ground nutmeg
1/4 t ground allspice
1 c dried currants or raisins
Egg Wash:
1 egg lightly beaten with 1 T water
Glaze:
1/2 c confectioners sugar
1/2 t vanilla extract
2 t milk
  • In a small bowl, stir together yeast and warm water. Allow to rest for 5-10 minutes, until foamy.
  • In a large mixing bowl fitted with a dough hook or paddle attachment, combine scalded milk,...
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Nutritions

Calories
309

Sodium
214mg
8% DV

Fat
1g
3% DV

Protein
8g
17% DV

Carbs
63g
21% DV

Fiber
2g
11% DV

Rich and fudgy, this easy Chocolate Zucchini Bread is the perfect cross between a chocolate pound cake, brownies, and a classic loaf of zucchini bread! It's moist and tender thanks to sour cream in the batter, and studded with miniature chocolate chips for even more decadent flavor. Serve a couple of slices of double chocolate zucchini bread for breakfast or brunch with a cup of coffee, for an afternoon snack with a glass of milk, or with a scoop of vanilla ice cream for a delicious dessert.

1 c sugar
1/2 c sour cream
1/2 c vegetable oil
1/3 c milk
2 eggs
2 t vanilla extract
2 c all purpose flour
1/2 c unsweetened cocoa powder
1 (½ t) baking powder
½ teaspoon baking soda
½ teaspoon kosher salt
1 c shredded zucchini ( patted dry )
12 slices
  • Preheat oven to 350° F. Grease a deep 8 ½ x 4 ½ -inch or a 9 x 5-inch loaf pan and set aside.
  • In a large bowl, whisk together sugar, sour cream, oil and milk. Whisk in eggs and...
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Nutritions

Calories
2644

Sodium
2217mg
92% DV

Fat
59g
92% DV

Protein
87g
175% DV

Carbs
458g
155% DV

Fiber
50g
202% DV