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Homemade Hot Cross Buns

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Ingredients
  Yeast 14 Gram (fast action)
  Caster sugar 60 Gram
  Warm milk 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Plain flour 4 Cup (64 tbs)
  Mixed spice 1 Teaspoon
  Cinnamon 1 Teaspoon, ground
  Butter 80 Gram
  Eggs 1 Large
  Mixed fruits 120 Gram, soaked in water for 10 minutes.
For white paste mix
  Plain flour 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Water 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Sugar 3 Teaspoon
Directions

GETTING READY
1. Preheat oven to 200*C.
2. In a mug, combine milk, fast action yeast and caster sugar. Leave it for 10 minutes.
3. In a large mixing bowl, sift flour, mixed spice and cinnamon.
4. Add butter, egg, mixed fruits and yeast mixture. Mix well with your hands.
5. Cover the batter and leave for 45 minutes.

MAKING
6. Sprinkle flour on a flat surface and knead the dough well.
7. Cut the dough in even pieces and roll to make bun.
8. On a baking sheet, place the buns.
9. To make white mixture to cross the buns – in a bowl, combine flour, sugar and water.
10. Pour it in piping bag and make cross mark on each bun.
11. Pop it into the oven for 20 minutes.
12. Glaze the baked buns with golden syrup.

SERVING
13. Serve it with milk or coffee.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
British
Course: 
Breakfast
Taste: 
Sweet
Method: 
Baked
Occasion: 
Easter
Restriction: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Flour
Interest: 
Everyday
Cook Time: 
20 Minutes
Servings: 
6
Those who want to try making hot cross buns at home should check this out. The chef makes the video very interesting with her recipe and shows the icing made on the buns too. You can bake these buns on holidays or festive days.

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