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  • Summary

    In England, hot cross buns -- soft and slightly sweet little cakes with a cross cut into the tops -- are traditionally served on Good Friday.

    Ingredients

    • 12 tablespoons (1 1/2 sticks) unsalted butter, melted and cooled, plus more for bowl and baking sheet
    • 1 cup plus 1 tablespoon milk
    • 2 packages active dry yeast
    • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
    • 2 teaspoons plus one pinch salt
    • 3/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
    • 3/4 teaspoon freshly grated nutmeg
    • 4 large eggs, lightly beaten
    • 5 1/2 cups all-purpose, flour plus more for dusting
    • 1 1/3 cups currants
    • 1 large egg white
    • 2 cups confectioners' sugar
    • 2 tablespoons freshly squeezed lemon juice

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 24
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 239 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 6 g 9.95%
    • Saturated Fat: 4 g 19.16%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 46 mg 15.34%
    • Sodium: 246 mg 10.24%
    • Calcium: 20 mg 2.01%
    • Potassium: 40 mg 1.15%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 2 mg 9.53%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 42 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 1 g 5.11%
    • Sugar: 19 g
    • Protein: 4 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Vitamin A 3.95%
    • Vitamin C 0.75%
    • Vitamin D 0.08%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat1
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs1
    • Exchange - Starch1
    • Exchange - Vegetables0
    • Exchange - Lean Meat0
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total2 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total0 oz-eq

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