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Cinnamon Hot Cross Buns

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  Dry yeast 1
  Warm water 2 Tablespoon
  Milk 1 Cup (16 tbs), scalded
  Sugar 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Salt 1 1⁄2 Tablespoon
  Cinnamon 1⁄2 Tablespoon
  Currants 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Eggs 2 , well beaten
  Sifted flour 4 Cup (64 tbs)
  Melted butter 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)

Soften yeast in the warm water.
Combine the scalded milk, sugar, salt, cinnamon and currants.
Cool to lukewarm.
Add yeast mixture and eggs.
Add 2 cups of the sifted flour and mix.
Add the melted butter and beat well.
Add remaining flour gradually.
Mix but do not knead.
Place in a greased bowl and grease top of dough.
Cover and chill until firm enough to handle.
Divide dough into 18 to 20 portions and shape them into buns.
Set aside until double in bulk.
Place on greased cookie sheet.
Bake 10 to 15 minutes at 400°.
Form a cross on each bun with the following powdered sugar frosting.

Recipe Summary

Side Dish
Holiday, Party

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 3154 Calories from Fat 971

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 110 g169.8%

Saturated Fat 63.6 g318.2%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 677.8 mg225.9%

Sodium 8979.6 mg374.2%

Total Carbohydrates 465 g154.9%

Dietary Fiber 22.6 g90.6%

Sugars 70.4 g

Protein 77 g153.4%

Vitamin A 69.5% Vitamin C 57.9%

Calcium 52.4% Iron 154.9%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Cinnamon Hot Cross Buns Recipe