Hot Cross Buns - JUST MILK

Hot Cross Buns

For the Dough

  • 250ml JUST MILK
  • 300g Flour
  • 7g yeast (1 sachet)
  • 1 tsp mixed spices
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 50g caster sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 50G softened butter
  • 100g raisins, Sultanas or currants
  • Grated zest of 1 orange

To finish

  • 1 egg
  • 50g shortcrust pastry


      1. Mix the flour, sugar, spice, yeast and salt into a bowl.
      2. Gently pour JUST MILK into the mixture then add the butter and egg to form a soft dough.
      3. Mix in the dried fruits of your choice along with the zest of the orange.
      4. Turn onto a floured surface and knead for 10 minutes.
      5. Place in a clean bowl and cover with a clean tea towel and leave to prove. The dough will double in size: this can take up to an hour.
      6. Preheat the oven to 200°C/fan 180°C/gas Mark 6.
      7. Divide the dough into 8 equal pieces and shapes then place on a lightly floured baking tray.
      8. Brush with the beaten egg and finish your buns with a cross made from the shortcrust pastry.
      9. Glaze once more and bake for 15-20 minutes until golden.
      10. Enjoy toasted with some delicious butter 😋

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