Hot Cross Buns Tested Recipe


3/4 cup (180 ml) milk

1 package (1/4 oz.) (7 grams) active dry yeast

1/2 teaspoon granulated white sugar

3 1/2 - 4 cups (455 - 520 grams) all purpose flour

1/4 cup (55 grams) light brown sugar

1 teaspoon cinnamon

1/4 teaspoon cloves

1/4 teaspoon allspice

1/4 teaspoon nutmeg

1/2 teaspoon salt

1/4 cup (4 tablespoons) (56 grams) unsalted butter, room temperature

2 large eggs

1/2 cup (85 grams) candied fruit and peel mix

1/4 cup (25 grams) raisins or currants

1 large egg

1 tablespoon milk or cream

1/2 cup (60 grams) confectioners (powdered or icing) sugar, sifted


Hot Cross Buns Are A Round, Rich, Sweet, Yeast Bun Traditionally Served On Good Friday. Made Of Milk, Yeast, Sugar, Flour, Spices (such As Cinnamon, Nutmeg, Allspice, And Cloves), Eggs, Butter, Currants, Raisins And/or Candied Fruit.

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