Hot Cross Buns I

Hot Cross Buns I

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"Hot cross buns! Hot cross buns!"

Ingredients

3 h 30 m servings 217 cals
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Nutrition

  • Calories:
  • 217 kcal
  • 11%
  • Fat:
  • 4.1 g
  • 6%
  • Carbs:
  • 40.5g
  • 13%
  • Protein:
  • 5.2 g
  • 10%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 40 mg
  • 13%
  • Sodium:
  • 109 mg
  • 4%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Put warm water, butter, skim milk powder, 1/4 cup sugar, salt, egg, egg white, flour, and yeast in bread maker and start on dough program.
  2. When 5 minutes of kneading are left, add currants and cinnamon. Leave in machine till double.
  3. Punch down on floured surface, cover, and let rest 10 minutes.
  4. Shape into 12 balls and place in a greased 9 x 12 inch pan. Cover and let rise in a warm place till double, about 35-40 minutes.
  5. Mix egg yolk and 2 tablespoons water. Brush on balls.
  6. Bake at 375 degrees F (190 degrees C) for 20 minutes. Remove from pan immediately and cool on wire rack.
  7. To make crosses: mix together confectioners' sugar, vanilla, and milk. Brush an X on each cooled bun.

Footnotes

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  • Aluminum foil can be used to keep food moist, cook it evenly, and make clean-up easier.
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Just made these buns today, wonderful. I didn't want to wait to add the raisins, (not a currant in the house)so they went in with everything else, didn't seem to hurt anything except to maybe ma...

Since I was short on time, I decided to try this bread machine version over my 'traditional' recipe....and these buns were awesome! The even tasted just like my regular recipe! I did make some ...

My husband says that the traditional hot cross buns have a sweetened dough cross rather than an icing one, so I made a sweet dough out of an egg white, some confectioners sugar, all purpose flou...