Cream Cheese Crosses (icing for Hot Cross Buns)

READY IN: 10mins
Recipe by GrandmaIsCooking

--Adopted Recipe--

Top Review by Ami in D-land

I used this recipe for my hot cross buns with dried cranberries (recipe #160775). The icing was tasty, though I will take care to make sure to decrystallize my honey better next time (the texture was a little off).

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a small bowl, beat cream cheese and butter until smooth. Beat in honey and lemon rind.
  2. Refrigerate until ready to use.
  3. Make your favorite sweet bun recipe. Pipe mixture onto warm buns in the shape of crosses.
  4. Do not reheat once crosses are in place.

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