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Hot Cross Buns
These are a little bit of work but worth the effort.
Mix the flours, sugar, cinnamon, mixed spice & salt together.
Mix water & yeast together.
Set aside until bloomed.
Mix honey & milk together.
Mix together half the flour mixture, milk & yeast.
Stir to combine.
Add the eggs, butter & vanilla to the mixture.
Add the fruit.
Gradually add the remaining flour to form a dough.
Cover with cling film.
Set aside for an hour to rise.
Divide the dough into 12 portions.
Roll into balls & place onto a tray.
Cover & leave to rise for 45 mins.
Heat oven 190 degrees.
Mix together the one cup of flour & enough water to make a thick paste.
Brush the top of the buns with a beaten egg.
Pipe crosses on top of the buns with the flour mixture.
Bake for 20-25 mins until golden & cooked through.
Brush the top of the buns with honey.
Cook along with #CookingSuperstar Holly from Holly’s Pinny