Steps to Prepare Quick Hot Cross Buns

Hot Cross Buns.

Hot Cross Buns

Hey everyone, it is me, Dave, welcome to our recipe site. Today, we're going to make a distinctive dish, hot cross buns. It is one of my favorites food recipes. For mine, I will make it a bit unique. This will be really delicious.

Hot Cross Buns is one of the most popular of recent trending meals on earth. It's appreciated by millions daily. It is easy, it is fast, it tastes delicious. Hot Cross Buns is something that I've loved my entire life. They are fine and they look wonderful.

To begin with this recipe, we must first prepare a few ingredients. You can cook hot cross buns using 18 ingredients and 8 steps. Here is how you cook it.

The ingredients needed to make Hot Cross Buns:

  1. {Get of Dough:.
  2. {Take of strong flour/white bread flour.
  3. {Make ready of plain flour/all-purpose flour.
  4. {Take of mixed spice.
  5. {Make ready of lukewarm milk.
  6. {Make ready of lukewarm water.
  7. {Make ready of active dry yeast.
  8. {Get of salt.
  9. {Take of sugar (3 heaping Tbsp).
  10. {Get of egg, beaten.
  11. {Prepare of unsalted butter (3 1/2 Tbsp).
  12. {Prepare of dried mixed fruit or raisins (a small bowlful).
  13. {Make ready of Crosses on top:.
  14. {Get of some plain flour.
  15. {Get of water.
  16. {Prepare of Glaze:.
  17. {Prepare of marmalade or apricot jam.
  18. {Prepare of water.

Instructions to make Hot Cross Buns:

  1. Mix all the dough ingredients in a large bowl until it forms a ball of dough you can knead. Remove to a board sprinkled with flour and knead for about 10 minutes until the dough is smooth, soft and elastic..
  2. Form the dough into a ball and put back into the bowl. Cover with plastic wrap and let it rise until about doubled in size (usually 1 hour but if it's chilly it could take 2 hours)..
  3. Once the dough is about double in size, bring it back to the floured board and knead it briefly to push out the air. Divide it into 8 equal pieces..
  4. With each piece of dough, form round buns. Place the 8 buns on a floured or lined baking tray (leave a little space in between) and cover lightly with a tea towel. Let rise for about another 30 minutes..
  5. Meanwhile, preheat oven to 200°C (400°F)..
  6. To make the crosses, mix together a small amount of flour with a little water until it forms a thick paste. Use the paste to make crosses across the top of each bun..
  7. Bake for 15-20 minutes until the hot cross buns are golden. While the buns are baking, mix together the marmalade/apricot jam and water, then brush it over the buns when they come out of the oven (still hot!)..
  8. Let the hot cross buns cool on a wire rack, and enjoy for Easter!.

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