Hot Cross Buns - Bread Machine

Total Time
30 mins
15 mins

This is the BEST and EASIEST recipe for hot cross buns. I make a few batches of them every Easter and they never last long.

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  1. Put all ingredients except fruit into bread machine.
  2. Set for dough.
  3. Add fruit at signal.
  4. Lightly oil 9x13 pan.
  5. When dough is ready, remove and punch down.
  6. Cut into 18-24 pieces.
  7. Roll each into a ball.
  8. Place balls 1/2" apart in pan.
  9. Cover and rise in warm place until doubled (about 1 hour).
  10. Cut cross into top with sharp knife.
  11. Bake 12-15 minutes @ 375.
  12. Make glaze adding sugar or milk to make consistency to drizzle but not run.
  13. Let rolls cool slightly and drizzle icing in cuts.