Hot Cross Buns Recipe

Hot Cross Buns Recipe

2-3 people
135 mins

Hot Cross Buns


  • For dough
  • 485gm Maida
  • 55gm Castor sugar
  • 6gm salt
  • 2 pinch Allspice(cinmon,clove,nutmeg)
  • 1pinch nutmeg powder
  • 8gm dry yeast
  • 240gm milk
  •  1 egg
  • 70gm Butter
  • 75gm black raisins
  • 40gm oranage candy
  • 40gm truti fruti
  • 1 Egg wash
  • For maida paste
  • ¼cup milk
  • ¼cup maida
  • For sugar paste
  • ¼ cup milk
  • ¼ cup icing sugar
  • ¼ cup aoricot jam


  • For dough
  • In a milk bowl add dry yeast and sugar and leave for fermentation.
  • In a mixing bowl add refined flour, nutmeg powder, allspice powder, salt, castor sugar, Black raisins, tutti fruti, orange peel, mix all the ingredients.
  • In another bowl add 1egg and whisk. Then add butter and whisk again.
  • In dry ingredients mixing bowl add a mixture of egg and butter and fermented yeast mixture mix all the ingredients and make a dough.
  • Knead the dough like bread dough for the formation of gluten.
  • Round the dough and Rest the dough for 1 hour Cover with a wet cloth.
  • After 1 hour knock back the dough and roll the dough and divide into the same portion.
  • Make a round ball.
  • In a baking tray put butter paper and place all the round ball. Then apply water on top.
  • Again rest the round ball for 1 hour.
  • After 1 hour apply egg wash on top of the round ball.
  • For maida mixture.
  • In a bowl add maida and milk make a paste and put it into a piping bag and make a cross the top of the bun.
  • For baking.
  • Hot cross bun bake preheated oven 200 degrees for 20 min.
  • For sugar mixture.
  • In a bowl add icing sugar and milk make paste put it into a piping bag and make the cross top of the bun.
  • Then apply apricot jam mixture on top of the cross bun and enjoy.