Hot cross buns
Time: 30 min. preparation time, 30 min. baking time
Nutrition: Calories ca 531 / Protein 10g / Carbohydr. 70g / Fat 23g
Ingredients (8 servings)
|265 ml||milk (divided)|
|42 g||fresh yeast|
|4||egg yolks (divided)|
|flour for work surface|
pastry brush, baking sheet, oven, small saucepan, parchment paper, piping bag, stand mixer or hand mixer with beaters
Blueberry and apple lemonade
This refreshing, fruity lemonade pairs perfectly with hot cross buns, especially when served at brunch.
In a small saucepan, melt butter and add vanilla bean seeds. Cook for approx. 1 – 2 min. and then remove from heat.
100 g butter / 1 vanilla bean
In a small saucepan, slowly warm up some of the milk, part of sugar, and yeast over low heat until it’s warm to the touch.
250 ml milk / 80 g sugar / 42 g fresh yeast
In a stand mixer, beat together some of the flour, butter, raisins, egg yolks, cinnamon, and milk mixture for approx. 3 – 5 min. Cover and allow to rest in a warm place for approx. 30 – 35 min.
stand mixer or hand mixer with beaters
500 g flour / 100 g butter / 100 g raisins / 3 egg yolks / 1 tsp cinnamon
Turn out dough onto a floured work surface and form into individual rounds, approx. the size of dinner rolls. Transfer to a lined baking sheet and let rest for approx. another 30 min.
baking sheet, parchment paper
flour for surface work
Preheat oven to 200°C/390°F. Mix together rest of egg yolk and milk and brush on top of buns. Mix together rest of flour, rest of sugar, and water and transfer to a piping bag.
pastry brush, oven, piping bag
1 egg yolk / 1 tbsp milk / 30 g flour / 5 g sugar / 30 ml water
Pipe icing over buns to form a cross-shape. Transfer to preheated oven and bake at 200°C/390°F for approx. 20 – 25 min. until golden brown. Enjoy with some butter and jam!