Hot-cross muffin buns

Recipe from: 4/1/2007 12:00:00 AM
hot-cross muffin buns

Ingredients 13
Servings 12
Time

Ingredients

  • 2
    c
    cake flour
  • 5
    ml
    salt
  • 5
    ml
    mixed spice
  • 60
    ml
    sugar
  • 60
    g
    butter or margarine
  • 1
    10g pkt instant dry yeast
  • 374
    ml
    lukewarm milk
  • 1
    extra-large egg, lightly beaten
  • 125
    ml
    luxury mixed dried fruits
  • Crosses and glaze
  • 125
    ml
    cake flour
  • 80
    ml
    water
  • 30
    ml
    golden syrup to glaze
 

Method

 
Pre-heat oven to 200°C. Grease a 12-muffin tin. Sift together flour, salt and spices. Add sugar and mix. Rub butter into the flour using fingertips then mix in the dry yeast. Add milk, egg and dried fruit mix, mix well. Knead on a lightly floured surface intil smooth and elastic. Cover and leave to rise in a warm place for 15-20 mins.

Divide dough into 12 pieces, knead each piece into a round shape and drop into a muffin tin. Set aside in a warm place for 25 mins or until double in size.

To make cross

Mix all ingredients to a smooth paste. Spoon into a piping bag fitted with a small nozzle and pipe crosses onto buns. Bake for 20 mins. Brush tops with syrup while buns are still hot.

 

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