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Easter Hot Cross Buns Recipe

Easter Hot Cross Buns is a popular English Dessert
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On :
Thursday, 17 August, 2017
Category :
Kid-Friendly Recipe
Course :
Dessert Recipe
Cuisine :
English Recipe
Technique :
Bake Recipe
Difficulty :
Hard
Preparation Time :
3 Hours
Servings :
Serves 8
RATINGs :
Rated 5 based on 100 votes
5

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Ingredients

  • 3 cups - plain flour
  • 1/4 ounce - Dry yeast
  • 2 tsp - Cinnamon powder
  • 1/2 tsp - Nutmeg powder
  • 1/4 cup - dried Currants
  • 2 tbsp - Raisins
  • 1 - egg, beaten
  • 1 tsp - salt
  • 1/4 cup - Sugar
  • 2 tbsp - margarine
  • 1/4 cup - Milk
  • 1/2 cup - warm water
  • For glaze:
  • 1 - egg, yolk removed
  • 1 tbsp - water
  • For cross on top:
  • 1/4 tsp- vanilla essence
  • 1 tsp - Milk
  • 1/4 cup - icing Sugar
  • 1 Egg white
  • How to Make Easter Hot Cross Buns:

    1. Sift the flour, nutmeg, and cinnamon together. Keep aside.
    2. Heat milk.; when it comes to a boil, add salt, sugar, and margarine.
    3. Stir well and let it cool till it is lukewarm.
    4. Dissolve the yeast in warm water and keep it for 10 minutes.
    5. Add the yeast mixture to the milk and keep it for another 5 minutes.
    6. Add beaten egg in the milk.
    7. Add flour mixture slowly to the milk, stirring to form a soft dough.
    8. Knead in the currants and raisins.
    9. Cover and keep in warm place for 2 hours.
    10. The dough will double.
    11. Punch the dough down.
    12. Divide into equal pieces and shape into round buns.
    13. Place them on a greased baking sheet, each at a little distance from the other.
    14. Cover and let it rise at warm room temperature for 45 minutes.
    15. Carve an "X" on the top of the bun.
    16. Mix egg yolk and water for glaze.
    17. Brush the mixture on top of the buns.
    18. Bake the buns for 15 minutes at 180-190 degrees C.
    19. Cool the buns.
    20. Make icing by beating all the ingredients of icing thoroughly.
    21. Cover the lines of cross on the buns with the icing and serve.




     

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