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Hot Cross Buns

Hot Cross Buns

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Ingredients

60gm fresh yeast
500ml milk
175gm J. Friend and Co Clover Honey
850gm four
175gm soft butter
15gm salt
3gm ground cinnamon
3gm nutmeg mixed spice
400gm currants
1 cup mixed peel.
75gm cornflour
75gm sugar
½ tsp salt
2 eggs
 

Method

60gm fresh yeast
500ml milk
175gm J. Friend and Co Clover Honey
850gm four
175gm soft butter
Mix the above ingredients together and knead, place in a large oiled bowl and leave to rise, (covered lightly with greased cling film) for one hour in a warm spot.
Add
15gm salt and 3 g each of ground cinnamon and nutmeg mixed spice.
Mix in 400gm currants and 1 cup mixed peel.
Divide the dough into 12 equal pieces and place onto a greased oven tray, (4 x 3)
For the crosses
Mix 75gm cornflour, 75gm sugar, ½ tsp salt and 2 eggs into a paste.
Bring 500ml of milk and 1/4tsp vanilla paste to the boil, then add the paste with 35gm butter and cook while whisking till thick.
Using a piping bag of plastic bag with the corner snipped off pipe the crosses onto the buns.
Bake the buns at 180 degrees until golden brown and cooked through, (approx 25mins), then remove from the oven and brush the tops of the buns with honey syrup.
(For the honey syrup, bring 2 Tbsp J. Friend and Co honey and 4 Tbsp of water to the boil- simmer gently until a syrupy consistency is achieved)
 



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