How to Make Hot Cross Buns

Ready in: 3 hr
We’re Going To Make Hot Cross Buns.


  • 3 Tablespoons Of Butter
  • 1 Tablespoon Of Instant Powdered Milk
  • 1/4 Cup Of Sugar
  • 3/8 Teaspoon Of Salt
  • 1 Whole Egg
  • 3 Cups Of Flour
  • Dry Yeast
  • 3/4 Cups Of Dried Currants
  • Teaspoon Of Ground Cinnamon
  • Dried Chopped Apricots
  • Golden Raisins
  • A 1/2 Cup Of Powdered Sugar
  • Vanilla Extract
  • 1 Egg Yolk


1You don’t have one you can make the recipe by hand with just a little bit of elbow grease place 3/4 cup of water at 110 degrees, 3 tablespoons of butter, 1 tablespoon of instant powdered milk, 1/4 cup of sugar, 3/8 teaspoon of salt, 1 whole egg, 1/8 white 3 cups of flour and 1 tablespoon of active dry yeast into a bread machine next set. your bread machine to its dough program this should take about 20 minutes depending on your model .when five minutes of kneading time are left add 3/4 cups of dried currants and one teaspoon of ground, we’re going to add an additional quarter cup of golden raisins and a quarter cup of dried chopped apricots and 1 tablespoon of dried orange peel and let the Machine finish kneading now just leave the dough in the machine until it’s doubled in size remove the dough onto a floured surface punch it down cover and let rest for 10 minutes next sprayer grease a baking dish a 9 by 13 inch glass dish works best for this recipe once the dough is rested.

2We’ll divide it into 12 even sections roll each one into a ball and place them in the prepared baking dish then cover the dish and let the dough rise in a warm place until it doubles in size 35 to 40 minutes meanwhile preheat the oven to 375 degrees and prepare the icing place a 1/2 cup of powdered sugar , quarter teaspoon of vanilla extract and 2 teaspoons of milk in a small bowl whisk until the ingredients are well mixed will transfer the icing to a resealable bag and set it aside until. we’re ready to ice by this time the buns have doubled in size let’s prepare an egg wash by whisking 1 egg yolk and 2 tablespoons of water together brush the egg wash on the Risen rolls this will give them a nice shiny finish bake the buns in the preheated oven for 20 minutes carefully remove them from the pan and cool on a wire rack once the buns are cool to the touch cut a tiny hole in one corner of the icing bag and pipe a cross on each bun these Hot Cross Buns.