These traditional English Easter Buns with a white cross on top attract many housewives with their original look! But besides their appearance, these Hot Cross Buns buns are also very tasty, tender, fragrant and airy!
- wheat flour : 300 g
- yeast powder : 1 tsp
- sugar : 30 g
- milk : 125 g (warm)
- butter : 20 g
- egg : 1 piece
- cinnamon : 1 tsp
- cocoa powder : 15 g
- salt : 1 tsp
- jam : 2 Tbsp (grapefruit or aprico)
- orange zest : 0.5 Tbsp
- raisins : 30 g
- spices : 0.5 tsp (mixed spices for pastries)
- marmalade : 20 g
Stages of cooking
Mix flour with cocoa, salt, sugar, yeast and spices. Add orange zest.
Mix warm milk with 1 Tbsp of jam.
Pour the milk mixture into a bowl with dry ingredients. Add the egg and start kneading the dough.
In the process of kneading add soft butter.
Collect the dough in a bowl, if desired, grease with a small amount of oil. Cover the bowl and leave in a warm place for about 1 hour.
Wash the raisins in hot water. Mix the raisins with the dough. Cover and leave for another 30-40 minutes. Then divide the dough into equal parts, form the buns and put them on a baking sheet. Cover again and leave for 20 minutes.
In the meantime, mix a small amount of flour with water to make a sticky paste. Shuffle her pastry bag. Apply on buns drawing.
Bake at 190 degrees for 20-25 minutes. Cover the finished buns with a napkin and let cool. Finished buns can be coated with glaze. To do this, warm over low heat marmalade. When it becomes liquid, apply a pastry brush on the buns.
Serve with jam and butter.