You are here

Hot Cross Currant Buns

admin's picture
Hot cross buns are traditionally eaten on good friday and are baked with a cross on the surface of the buns. Sweet and delicious, these hot cross buns are baked with flour, eggs and sugar with mixed spices and sultanas and are glazed with a sugar and gelatin mix.
Ingredients
  Milk 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Dry yeast 14 Gram (2 Sachets, 7 Gram Each)
  Flour 4 Cup (64 tbs)
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Mixed spice 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Cinnamon 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Sugar 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Butter 60 Gram
  Egg 1 , lightly beaten
  Sultanas 1 Cup (16 tbs)
Paste for crosses
  Plain flour 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Water 3 Tablespoon
For glaze
  Sugar 1 Tablespoon
  Boiling water 2 Tablespoon
  Gelatine 1 Teaspoon
Directions

1.
Heat milk for 1 minute on HIGH.
Stir in yeast.
Prove yeast for 10 minutes on CONVECTION 70°C 2.
Sift together flour, salt, mixed spice and cinnamon.
Stir in sugar.
3.
Rub in butter.
Mix in egg, yeast mixture and sultanas.
Turn out onto floured surface.
Knead for 5 minutes.
4.
Place into a greased bowl and cover with plastic wrap.
Prove for 10 minutes on CONVECTION 70°C followed by 10 minutes on CONVECTION 40°C, until dough has doubled in size.
5.
Turn out and knead lightly.
6.
Divide mixture into 12 equal portions.
Knead each roll.
PROVE 1.
Place into a greased 27cm x 18cm lamington tin.
Cover with plastic wrap for 10 minutes on CONVECTION 70°C followed by 10 minutes on CONVECTION 40°C.
2.
Preheat oven 200°C.
PASTE 1.
Mix plain flour and water to a smooth paste.
Pipe crosses on top of each bun.
2.
Place buns on Low Rack, cook for 15-20 minutes on LOW MIX/BAKE 200°C.
3.
Cool on a wire rack.
GLAZE 1.
Combine sugar and boiling water.
Sprinkle gelatine over top.
Cook for 30 seconds on HIGH.
Brush over buns.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Bread
Servings: 
12

Rate It

Your rating: None
4.357145
Average: 4.4 (14 votes)