White Chocolate and Cranberry Hot Cross Buns

by

Tenina Holder

POSTED April 6, 2020 (LAST UPDATED October 14, 2020)

Serves

8

Total Time

55mins

Calories

446

We all love a hot hot cross bun don't we? Pass the Pepe Saya butter please, this recipe is nothing short of amazing. Lasted less than a day!

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    INGREDIENTS


  • Orange icon
    Orange

    1 ½ (about 300 g)zest of

  • Lemon icon
    Lemon

    1 ½ (about 87 g)zest of

  • Golden caster sugar icon
    Golden caster sugar

    80 g (about ½ cup)

  • Buttermilk icon
    Buttermilk

    120 g (about ½ cup)

  • Bread flour icon
    Bread flour

    450 g (about 3 ¾ cups)

  • Sea salt icon
    Sea salt

    ⅛ teaspoon

  • Butter icon
    Butter

    20 g (about 1 ⅜ tablespoons)

  • Ground cinnamon icon
    Ground cinnamon

    ¾ teaspoon (about 2 g)

  • Mixed spice icon
    Mixed spice

    1 teaspoon (about 3 g)

  • Dried yeast icon
    Dried yeast

    2 teaspoons (about 8 g)

  • Raisins icon
    Raisins

    100 g (about ½ cup)

  • White chocolate chips icon
    White chocolate chips

    100 g (about ½ cup)

  • Dark chocolate chips icon
    Dark chocolate chips

    50 g (about 250)

  • Water icon
    Water

    170 g (about ¾ cup)

  • Extra virgin olive oil icon
    Extra virgin olive oil

    1 tablespoon (about 14 g)

    METHOD


  • 1. Line a clean baking sheet with parchment paper then set aside
  • 2. Add golden caster sugar, buttermilk and bread flour to the TM5 bowl
  • 3. Cook - approx 3 min, 80°C, speed 3
  • 4. Then add sea salt, butter, orange, lemon, ground cinnamon, mixed spice, lemon, orange and ground cinnamon to the TM5 bowl
  • 5. Mix - approx 10 sec, speed 6
  • 6. Then add dried yeast to the TM5 bowl
  • 7. Knead - approx 3 min, dough
  • 8. Then add raisins, white chocolate chips and dark chocolate chips to the TM5 bowl
  • 9. Knead - approx 1 min, dough
  • 10. Transfer dough to work surface
  • 11. Wrap with plastic wrap
  • 12. Let rise until doubled
  • 13. Divide with dough scraper
  • 14. Transfer dough to baking sheet
  • 15. Let rise until doubled
  • 16. Add bread flour, water and extra virgin olive oil to the TM5 bowl
  • 17. Mix - approx 30 sec, speed 4
  • 18. Scrape down sides of TM5 bowl
  • 19. Mix - approx 30 sec, speed 4
  • 20. Scrape down sides of TM5 bowl
  • 21. Transfer mixture to piping bag
  • 22. Pipe crosses onto the buns
  • 23. Bake until browned - 25 min, 180°C
  • 24. Add golden caster sugar, mixed spice and water to a clean saucepan
  • 25. Heat until sugar has dissolved while stirring frequently - medium heat
  • 26. When you remove the buns from the oven, brush generously with the glaze
  • 27. Serve hot with lots of butter

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