Hot Cross Buns

Hot Cross Buns

With Easter in sight, it’s time to share our delicious hot cross bun recipe! Enjoy!

Ingredients

Prep Unit Serve 30

Milk, cow, fluid unflavoured

ml

750

Yeast, dry powder g

15

Sugar, Caster

g 110

Butter

Melted g

120

Egg, chicken, whole raw

Beaten g

100

Flour, wheat, white plain kg

1.4

Salt

g 10

Spice, mixed or all spice

g

22.5

Sultana

g

340

Currant, dried g

100

Mixed Peel

g 100

Water, tap

ml

160

Jam, apricot, regular g

340

Method

  1. Mix together milk, yeast and sugar.
  2. Mix together the milk mixture, butter, and egg and whisk to combine. Combine 1/2 flour, salt,
  3. Combine milk mixture and sultana mixture together and then cover with damp tea towel. Leave for 1 hour.
  4. Preheat oven to 200°C. Lightly flour workspace and knead dough until it is smooth and elastic. Divide dough into portions and shape into balls. Arrange onto an oven tray and rest for 30 minutes.
  5. Mix remaining flour and water into a smooth paste. Place in piping bag and then pipe a cross onto each ball of dough.
  6. Place in oven for 10 minutes, then reduce heat to 180°C and continue baking until golden and cooked through.
  7. Cool buns. Place jam in saucepan over high heat until jam melts. Strain. Brush jam over buns.
  8. Serve

Dietary Suitability

Healthy Choices
  Vegetarian Diet Suitable for vegetarian diet.
  Fortified
  Gluten Free Not suitable.
  Diary Free Not suitable.
  Pureed Not suitable, omit currants, sultanas, mixed peel.


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