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Special Hot Cross Buns Recipe

Special Hot Cross Buns is a popular Anglo-Indian Snack
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On :
Thursday, 17 April, 2014
Category :
Festive Recipe
Course :
Snack Recipe
Cuisine :
Anglo-Indian Recipe
Technique :
Bake Recipe
Difficulty :
Hard
Servings :
Serves 4
RATINGs :
Rated 4 based on 100 votes
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Ingredients

  • 800 g - Flour
  • 20 g - Active Dry yeast
  • 200 g - Sugar
  • 1 litre - Milk
  • 1/2 tsp - Salt
  • 1 tsp - Cinnamon powder
  • 1/2 tsp - Nutmeg powder
  • 200 g - Black Currants
  • 20 g - Candied peel
  • 200 g - Butter
  • 3 - eggs beaten.
  • How to Make Special Hot Cross Buns:

    1. Mix the yeast with 1 tsp sugar and 1/2 litre warm milk.
    2. Strain and mix with 300 g flour.
    3. Knead and cover with a towel and keep aside for 1 hour.
    4. Mix the remaining flour with sugar, salt, cinnamon, nutmeg, currants, candied peel, remaining milk, butter and egg, and the reserved dough .
    5. Knead well.
    6. Cover with a towel and set aside in a warm place for 2 hours or until the dough doubles in size.
    7. Now take small portions of the dough and shape into round buns.
    8. Place on a greased and floured baking tray allowing sufficient room for the buns to spread.
    9. Make a cross indent on the top of each bun with a knife.
    10. Now brush then with beaten eggs and sprinkle some sugar.
    11. Bake in a hot oven for about 30 minutes until golden brown.
    12. Let it cool and serve.
    13. Recipe Courtesy: Anglo-Indian Recipes.





     

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