Hot cross buns recipe

I found this recipe on the PnP site. If any of you ladies decide to make it, let me know how it turns out. Can't wait for my oven to be fixed so I can try all these yummy recipes!

Hot cross buns (Makes 16)

Main ingredients 675 grams PnP self-raising flour 1 tsp salt 1 tsp ground cinnamon or mixed spice ground ginger 1 grating nutmeg 60 ml brown sugar 80 ml mixed peel 60 ml raisins 8 ml yeast 1 cup warm milk 100 grams soft butter 2 extra large eggs, beaten

Crosses 125 ml PnP self-riasing flour 1 tbsp Kerrygold pure Irish butter 1 ml baking powder 125 ml milk 1 sachet dried yeast

Glaze 125 ml sugar syrup 1 cup boiling water

Mix all the dry ingredients into a bowl. Stir through peel and raisins. Mix wet ingredients and yeast in a jug and whisk to combine. Make a well in the centre of dry ingredients and add milk mixture. Mix well to form a soft dough. Tip dough onto a floured surface and knead for about 10 minutes or until soft and elastic. Set aside to rise until doubled in size. Knock dough back and divide into 16 small balls. Place balls on a greased baking tray slightly apart (about 2cm). Set aside to rise in a warm place until doubled in size.


Mix flour, butter and baking powder with enough water to make a slightly runny paste. Spoon paste into a piping bag (or Ziploc bag with the tip snipped off). Pipe thin crosses onto buns. Bake for 20-25 minutes or until golden and cooked through. Mix glaze ingredients together and brush hot buns with glaze. Leave in a switched off oven, that’s still warm, for 5 minutes to set glaze. Remove and cool on a wire rack.

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