How to Make Hot Cross Buns from Scratch

April 3, 2015

Hot cross buns are a traditional Easter delicacy.  If you do not have a local bakery that serves these delicious doughy morsels then we are here to help.  The video below shows you a simple way to prepare hot cross buns from scratch.  This recipe will work for beginning bakers or skilled home cooks alike.   

Hot Cross Buns
Recipe from Sorted Food

Ingredients:

For the Buns:
300 ml warm milk
1 sachet of dried yeast (7g)
350 g strong white flour
150 g strong whole meal flour
1 tbsp caster sugar
1 egg
1 tbsp mixed spice
2 tbsp mixed peel, chopped
150 g sultanas

For the Crosses:
100 g plain flour

For the Glaze:
3 tbsp apricot jam
3 tbsp water

For the Butter: 
300 ml double cream
1/2 tsp salt
1/2 tsp ground cinnamon

For full recipe instructions, watch the video below or click here.

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