Hot Cross Buns

Type: Dessert

Serves: 8
Ingredients

Ferment
140g  –  White Flour
25g   –   Sugar
25g   –   Yeast
275ml  –  Milk

The Dough
310g white flour
40g butter or margarine
25g sugar

1 egg
5g salt

Fruit
175g sultanas
75g raisins

Cross Mix
100g white flour
10g veg oil
Large pinch baking powder
90ml water

Why not give this Easter Bun recipe from the team at Side Oven Bakery a whirl and perfect your baking ahead of the big day.

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Ferment
140g  –  White Flour
25g   –   Sugar
25g   –   Yeast
275ml  –  Milk

1. Mix well, cover and leave to rise and drop – preferably in a warm place.

The Dough

310g white flour
40g butter or margarine
25g sugar

1 egg
5g salt

Half Teaspoon of mixed spice

2. Ferment as above. Mix and knead until the dough is soft and shiny and comes away from the hand. Cover and leave to prove.

Fruit
175g sultanas
75g raisins

Cross Mix
100g white flour
10g veg oil
Large pinch baking powder
90ml water

3. Mix to a smooth soft paste (adjust water if needed) and pipe crosses on the buns.

  1. Once proved add fruit and mould into approx 100g buns – glaze with egg wash and leave to prove.
  2. Once proved pipe on the crosses and bake in hot oven 190’c for 12 mins.Best eaten piping hot straight out of the oven! Happy Easter!

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