easiest way to make homemade Traditional hot cross buns

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  • 490g (3 1/4 cups) bread & pizza plain flour, plus extra, to dust
  • 170g (1 cup) sultanas
  • 2 tablespoons mixed peel
  • 2 tablespoons caster sugar
  • 1 teaspoon (1 sachet) dried yeast
  • 1 teaspoon mixed spice
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • Large pinch of salt
  • 250ml (1 cup) warm milk
  • 50g butter, melted, cooled
  • 1 egg, lightly whisked


  • Step 1
    Brush a baking tray with melted butter. Combine the flour, sultanas, mixed peel, sugar, yeast, mixed spice, cinnamon, nutmeg and salt in a large bowl. Stir to combine. Make a well in the centre.
  • Step 2
    Add the milk, butter and egg to the well. Use a wooden spoon to stir until just combined. Use your hands to bring the dough together in the bowl. Turn the dough onto a well-floured surface.
  • Step 3
    Knead for 10-15 minutes or until smooth and elastic. Brush a large bowl with melted butter. Place dough in the bowl. Turn to coat. Cover and set aside in a warm place to prove for 1 1/2 hours or until doubled in size.
  • Step 4
    Preheat oven to 200C/180C fan forced. Punch down dough. Knead on a lightly floured surface for 2-3 minutes, until smooth. Divide into 12 balls. Place on prepared tray. Set aside in a warm place for 30 minutes.
  • Step 5
    For the cross paste, combine flour and water in a bowl. Transfer to a piping bag fitted with a small nozzle. Pipe lines on buns to form crosses. Bake for 20 minutes or until golden and hollow when tapped.
  • Step 6
    For the glaze, place sugar and water in a saucepan over medium heat. Cook, stirring, for 3 minutes or until sugar dissolves and mixture thickens slightly. Brush the tops of the warm buns with the glaze.

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