Cookbook:Hot Cross Bun

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Hot Cross Bun
Category Easter recipes
Servings 12 buns
Time 2.5 hours

This is a popular and tasty dessert traditionally served before Easter.

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Ingredients[edit | edit source]

Glaze Ingredients[edit | edit source]

Procedure[edit | edit source]

  1. Heat milk and water to lukewarm.
  2. Crumble yeast. Mix with 1/2 cup (120 mL) flour. Stir in tepid milk/water and mix well.
  3. Cover and set aside in warm place until yeast is active and frothing, about 10 - 15 minutes.
  4. Mix remaining flour, sugar, salt, cinnamon and nutmeg.
  5. Stir egg and butter into the yeast mix, add the flour mixture and fruit. Mix well.
  6. Put dough onto a floured surface and knead. Return to bowl, and let rise until double in bulk, about 1 hour.
  7. Turn onto a floured surface and knead again.
  8. Preheat oven to 375° F (190° C).
  9. Divide dough into twelve pieces and shape into buns. Mark a deep cross on the top of each bun.
  10. Arrange on a baking tray, cover with tea towel, and let rise for 30 minutes. Cook in preheated 375° F (190° C) oven for 15 minutes or until golden brown.

Glaze[edit | edit source]

  1. Mix together flour, vegetable oil and Golden Syrup.
  2. Remove buns from tray and glaze.