Hot Cross Buns Recipe | Yummly

Hot Cross Buns

Shari Turner: "Love it and so yummy much better then store bough…" Read More
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  • 1 cup whole milk (warmed to 110 degrees F)
  • 1 tablespoon active dry yeast
  • 1/3 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 cup raisins (plus boiling water soaking liquid*)
  • 2 large eggs (room temperature)
  • 3 tablespoons unsalted butter (melted, slightly cooled)
  • 4 cups all purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1 tablespoon half-and-half cream (for brushing)
  • 1 cup all purpose flour
  • 2 tablespoons granulated white sugar
  • 2 tablespoons whole milk
  • 6 tablespoons water
  • 2 tablespoons apricot jam (or preserves)
  • 1 tablespoon water
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    NutritionView More

    Sodium5% DV125mg
    Fat8% DV5g
    Protein16% DV8g
    Carbs20% DV59g
    Fiber8% DV2g
    Calories310Calories from Fat45
    Total Fat5g8%
    Saturated Fat2.5g13%
    Trans Fat
    Calories from Fat45
    Total Carbohydrate59g20%
    Dietary Fiber2g8%
    Vitamin A4%
    Vitamin C2%

    * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.


    Shari Turner 3 months ago
    Love it and so yummy much better then store bought I feel
    Cameron 3 months ago
    Was delicious my family and I going to put in more sultanas in the dough and make the paste for the cross a little thicker but now I know how to make them all year along here I come thank you for the recipes that you post they are really helpful
    Zach Silver a year ago
    Very good. Perfect flavor and sweetness
    Jaqui J. 2 years ago
    it was yummy..we will make it again. We followed the instructions it was easy.
    Ruth Daisy 2 years ago
    Just wondering - the person who rated this recipe only one star our of five and yet said it was "wonderfully" and "will use this recipe again. Yummy" - did you make a mistake in your star rating??? The previous person gave it only 3 stars out of five only because not enough dried fruit. Consequently, the average review rating is only 2 stars out of five. Whilst I haven't yet tried this recipe, I think it looks fantastic and am going to give it a go. I don't usually give ratings unless I have actually tried a recipe but I am going to rate this 4 stars out of five, based, on it's potential and I don't think the previous ratings were justified based on the supporting comments.
    Frank Schaminee 2 years ago
    It's a shame it in in European dimensions like grams and centiliter
    Gretch 2 years ago
    Its awesome to have a great traditional recipe for these. However, there is no dried fruit called for in the recipe.. traditional hot crossed buns used dried fruit. Besides currents, use dried lemon, lime and orange peel, dried cherries and apricots and dried pineapple if you want a little extra fragrance.
    McConkey 2 years ago
    Wonderfully. Will use this recipe again. Yummy (of course)