Hot Cross Buns

Recipe by Rhonda O
READY IN: 2hrs
SERVES: 30
YIELD: 30 Buns
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • In a mixing bowl, dissolve yeast in water.
  • Add milk, sugar, butter, vanilla, salt, nutmeg and 3 cups of flour; beat until smooth.
  • Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each.
  • Stir in the currants, raisins and enough remaining flour to form a soft dough.
  • Turn onto a floured board; knead until smooth and elastic, 6-8 minutes.
  • Place in a greased bowl; turn once to grease top.
  • Cover and let rise in a warm place until doubled, about 1 hour.
  • Punch dough down; shape into 30 balls.
  • Place on greased baking sheets.
  • Cut a cross on top of each roll with a sharp knife.
  • Cover and let rise until doubled, about 30 minutes.
  • Beat water and egg yolk; brush over rolls.
  • Bake at 375 degrees for 12-15 minutes.
  • Cool on wire racks.
  • For icing, combine sugar, milk and vanilla until smooth; drizzle over rolls.
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