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Fruity Hot Cross Buns

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These rich and delicious hot-cross buns are perfect started for your day. Delight in this healthy bite!
  Plain flour 1 Pound
  Mixed spice 1 Teaspoon
  Dried fruit 2 Ounce
  Milk 1⁄2 Pint, lukewarm
  Chopped candied peel 2 Ounce
  Butter 2 Ounce
  Salt 1 Pinch
  Cake yeast 1 Tablespoon
  Sugar 2 Ounce

Rub butter into sifted dry ingredients.
Cream yeast and sugar with a little of the milk.
Add the rest of the milk and stir yeast mixture into a well in the centre of the flour.
Mix well and then knead until smooth.
Cover and leave in a warm place until doubled in bulk.
Knead again.
Shape into buns and place on a greased baking sheet.
Mark crosses on top.
Leave to prove for 15 mins.
and bake at 425° F for 15-20 minutes.
As soon as you take them out, brush them with sugar and water glaze: 1 tblspn, sugar mixed with 1 tblspn, water

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 2736 Calories from Fat 594

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 68 g104.2%

Saturated Fat 40.8 g204.2%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 145.9 mg48.6%

Sodium 436.3 mg18.2%

Total Carbohydrates 492 g164.1%

Dietary Fiber 21.3 g85.2%

Sugars 97.9 g

Protein 40 g79%

Vitamin A 33.8% Vitamin C 122.2%

Calcium 47.3% Iron 14.6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Fruity Hot Cross Buns Recipe