• prep: 30 min
  • cook: 20 min
  • total: 50 min
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  • Summary

    Hot Cross Buns are a traditional sweet bread made for Easter. The cute and delicious icing "cross" makes it the ultimate holiday recipe.

    Ingredients

    • 1 cup milk (227 grams, lukewarm (105-110°F))
    • ½ cup granulated sugar (100 grams)
    • 0.25 ounces instant yeast (7 grams (1 packet))
    • 4 cups all-purpose flour (480 grams)
    • 1 teaspoon kosher salt (3 grams)
    • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon (3 grams)
    • ¼ teaspoon ground nutmeg
    • ¼ teaspoon ground allspice
    • ¾ cup raisins (112 grams)
    • 2 large eggs (100 grams, room temperature)
    • 6 tablespoons unsalted butter (85 grams, melted (¾ stick))
    • 1 large egg (50 grams)
    • ½ cup all-purpose flour (60 grams)
    • 5 tablespoons water (71 grams)
    • ½ cup powdered sugar (57 grams)
    • 2 tablespoons milk (28 grams)
    • ½ teaspoon orange zest (1 gram )

    Instructions

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    Nutritional Info
    ESHA
    • Servings Per Recipe: 1
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 0 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 0 g 0%
    • Saturated Fat: 0 g 0%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 0 mg 0%
    • Sodium: 0 mg 0%
    • Calcium: 0 mg 0%
    • Potassium: 0 mg 0%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 0 mg 0%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 0 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 0 g 0%
    • Sugar: 0 g
    • Protein: 0 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Vitamin A 0%
    • Vitamin C 0%
    • Vitamin D 0%
    • * 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 - Fat0
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs0
    • Exchange - Starch0
    • Exchange - Vegetables0
    • Exchange - Lean Meat0
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total0 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total0 oz-eq

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