Yeast bun Hot Cross Bun – Easter bun with spices

Yeast bun Hot Cross Bun - Easter bun with spices

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Yeast bun Hot Cross Bun - Easter bun with spices

Yeast bun Hot Cross Bun for Easter

These tender yeast buns Hot Cross Bun have a rich spicy flavor. The dough is soft and moderately sweet with a great bouquet of spices. The hot buns are brushed with honey, which gives them an extra spice!

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Prep Time 1 hr
Cook Time 25 mins
WALKING TIME 1 hr 30 mins
Total Time 2 hrs 55 mins
Course Pastries, Bread & Rolls
Cuisine English recipes
Servings 6 person
Calories 416 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 300 g wheat flour
  • 1 pinch salt
  • 2.5 tablespoons sugar
  • 40 g raisins
  • 1 tsp. wheat flour for raisins
  • 185 ml cream or milk
  • 10 g dry yeast
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 0.25 tsp ginger ground
  • 0.25 tsp nutmeg ground
  • 1 teaspoon anise ground
  • 3 cardamom
  • 2 cloves
  • 1 egg
  • 40 g butter
  • 1 tbsp. wheat flour for the pastry cream
  • 2 tbsp. water for the pastry cream
  • 2 tsp honey for the pastry cream

Instructions
 

  • Sift 300 g wheat flour with salt and 2.5 tbsp sugar in a deep bowl.
  • Wash and dry the raisins and dip them in a little flour (1 tsp).
  • Pour the dry yeast into the warm cream and stir.
  • In a mortar grind cardamom seeds, anise and cloves.
  • Add ground ginger, ground nutmeg and ground cinnamon.
  • Add the spices to the flour and sift through a fine sieve so that there are no coarse particles from the spice ingredients ground in the mortar in the batter.
  • Add the egg yolk and melted butter.
  • Pour in the dissolved yeast in the cream.
  • Knead everything into a uniform dough.
  • Sprinkle the raisins into the dough and stir well.
  • Add a little more flour (about 1 tablespoon) and knead the dough for about five minutes.
  • Then shape into a ball.
  • Put it in a bowl and put it covered in a warm place for 1 hour.
  • Knead the dough lightly and divide into 12 pieces of about the same size.
  • Shape the dough pieces into balls and place in a baking pan.
  • Leave some space between the rolls.
  • Let the rolls rest in a warm place for another 30 minutes.
  • Prepare the cream for the cross buns: Mix 1 tablespoon of wheat flour, 2 tablespoons of water
  • and 2 tsp. honey to a viscous "pastry cream".
  • With the blunt side of a knife, press a pattern in the shape of a cross on each bun.
  • Spread the pastry cream along these indentations.
  • Preheat the oven to 190 degrees.
  • Bake the rolls at 190 degrees for 10 minutes.
  • Reduce the oven heat to 180 degrees and bake for another 12-15 minutes.
  • Remove the finished hot cross buns from the oven and brush each bun with honey.

Notes

The rich taste of the spicy Easter rolls unfolds when they are still warm!

Equipment

  • Food processor
  • Knife
  • Dough card
  • Spoon
  • Mortar
  • Flour sifter
  • Bowl
  • Baking pan

Nutrition

Calories: 416kcalCarbohydrates: 56gProtein: 8gFat: 18gSaturated Fat: 11gTrans Fat: 1gCholesterol: 84mgSodium: 81mgPotassium: 183mgFiber: 3gSugar: 7gVitamin A: 662IUVitamin C: 1mgCalcium: 46mgIron: 3mg

* The nutritional values in this recipe are approximate and may differ slightly from the actual value.

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