Hot Cross Buns ( Breadmaker) - by Vanessa Heng

Hot cross buns - BM
Recipe adapted from hamlyn. All color cookbook. 200 bread recipes by Joanna Farrow
275 ml milk
40g unsalted butter, softened (add at start of 2nd kneading cycle)
1/2 tsp salt
2 tsp ground mixed spice
500 g bread flour
3 tbsp light muscovado sugar
1 &1/2 tsp yeast
100 g raisins
To finish.
50g plain flour
4tbsp milk
2 tbsp caster sugar
1)In bread plan, add dough ingredients except butter & raisins.
2) select dough program, add butter at the start of second kneading cycle, add raisins when dough is formed ( or when machine beeps)
3) at the end of program, divide dough into 12 - 16 pcs.shape each into a ball n place them 5cm apart in baking tray ( I used 13 x 9 inch for 16 rolls). Leave to rise in a warm place for 45 mins.
4) make the crosses - beat 4-5 tbsp water into 50g flour to make a paste. Pipe crosses on buns.
5) bake in preheated oven 220 deg cel for 13- 15 min till risen n golden.
6) Heat milk n sugar in a pan until sugar dissolves. Bring to boil n brush over buns once they are out of the oven.
Voila. It's done. Enjoy

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