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Hot Cross Buns

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  Hot roll mix 11 Ounce (1 package, Pillsbury)
  Warm water 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Egg 1
  Currants/Raisins 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Chopped citron 3 Tablespoon
  Cinnamon 1 Teaspoon
  Soft butter/Margarine 1 Tablespoon
For frosting
  Powdered sugar 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Butter/Margarine 1 1⁄2 Teaspoon, softened
  Milk/Light cream 1 Teaspoon
  Vanilla 1⁄4 Teaspoon

Prepare hot roll mix with water and egg as directed on package, adding currants, citron and cinnamon with the flour mixture.
Cover; let rise in warm place until doubled in size, 45 to 60 minutes.
Grease (not oil) 8 or 9 inch square pan.
On well-floured surface, toss dough lightly until no longer sticky.
Divide dough into 16 equal portions and shape into round balls.
Place in greased pan.
Cover; let rise until doubled in size, 30 to 45 minutes.
Preheat oven to 375° F.
Bake 20 to 25 minutes until golden brown.
Brush with soft butter; cool slightly.
To prepare Frosting, stir all ingredients together in small bowl until of spreading consistency.
Form frosting cross on top of each bun with decorating tube

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Main Dish

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 110 Calories from Fat 13

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 1 g2.3%

Saturated Fat 0.83 g4.1%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 16.3 mg5.4%

Sodium 136 mg5.7%

Total Carbohydrates 21 g6.9%

Dietary Fiber 1.1 g4.3%

Sugars 6.2 g

Protein 3 g5.1%

Vitamin A 1.1% Vitamin C 3.8%

Calcium 0.8% Iron 4.6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Hot Cross Buns Recipe