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