Hot cross buns

Recipe from: 4/1/2004 12:00:00 AM

Ingredients 14
Servings 16
Time 10

Ingredients

  • 4
    cups cake flour
  • 5
    ml
    salt
  • 3
    ml
    mixed spice
  • 3
    ml
    ground cinnamon
  • 60
    ml
    sugar
  • 60
    g
    butter or margarine
  • 10
    g
    instant dry yeast
  • 375
    ml
    lukewarm milk
  • 1
    extra large egg, lightly beaten
  • 125
    ml
    sultanas
  • 30
    ml
    smooth apricot jam
  • 125
    ml
    cake flour
  • 10
    ml
    castor sugar
  • 80
    ml
    water
 

Method

20
 
1. Sift together flour, salt and spices. Add sugar and mix. Rub butter into the flour with fingertips. Add yeast. 2. Add milk, egg and sultanas and mix well. Knead on a lightly floured surface until smooth and elastic, cover and leave to rise for 15-20 minutes. 3. Divide dough into 16 pieces and knead each piece into a round shape. Pack buns closely together on a greased oven pan. Set aside in a warm place for 15 minutes until doubled in size. 4. For paste: Mix all ingredients to a smooth paste. Spoon into a piping bag fitted with a small tube, and pipe crosses onto buns. 5. Bake at 200ºC for 20 minutes. Brush tops with hot jam while buns are still hot.
 

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