Chocolate Hazelnut Hot Cross Buns

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recipe by Tenina Holder tenina.com

  • Time icon
    Total Time
    0mins
  • Serves icon
    Serves
    18
  • Calories icon
    Calories
    188

What is better than hot cross buns? "Notella" filled hot cross buns. They look picture perfect, and the rich surprise middles make them an indulgent treat that's perfect with a strong coffee.

recipe updated 12 Mar 2019

Ingredients

  • Plain flour icon
    Plain flour
    30g
  • Sugar icon
    Sugar
    30g
  • Buttermilk icon
    Buttermilk
    120ml
  • Bread flour icon
    Bread flour
    350g
  • Sea salt icon
    Sea salt
    0g
  • Butter icon
    Butter
    20g
  • Orange icon
    Orange
    400g
  • Mixed spice icon
    Mixed spice
    3g
  • Ground cinnamon icon
    Ground cinnamon
    4g
  • Lemon icon
    Lemon
    116g
  • Dried yeast icon
    Dried yeast
    7g
  • Dried cherries icon
    Dried cherries
    100g
  • Dark chocolate icon
    Dark chocolate
    100g
  • Hazelnut chocolate spread icon
    Hazelnut chocolate spread
    10g
  • Plain flour icon
    Plain flour
    20g
  • Cocoa powder icon
    Cocoa powder
    16g
  • Extra virgin olive oil icon
    Extra virgin olive oil
    5ml
  • Water icon
    Water
    as needed
  • Caster sugar icon
    Caster sugar
    50g
  • Water icon
    Water
    75ml

Tools

  • kCook icon Parchment paper
  • kCook icon Cooling rack
  • kCook icon Pastry brush
  • kCook icon Plastic wrap
  • kCook icon TM5
  • kCook icon Piping bag
  • kCook icon Work surface
  • kCook icon TM5 bowl
  • kCook icon Small bowl
  • kCook icon Saucepan
  • kCook icon Baking sheet - 18 x 13"
  • kCook icon Lightly floured surface

Step preview

  1. Prep and set aside orange: zest of
  2. Prep and set aside lemon: zest of
  3. Prep and set aside orange: zest of
  4. Prep and set aside lemon: zest of
  5. Prep and set aside dark chocolate: chopped
  6. Fit the TM5 bowl to TM5
  7. Add plain flour
  8. Add sugar
  9. Add buttermilk
  10. Cook for approx 3min and let cool
  11. Add bread flour
  12. Add sea salt
  13. Add butter
  14. Add buttermilk
  15. Add prepared orange
  16. Add mixed spice
  17. Add ground cinnamon
  18. Add prepared lemon
  19. Add ground cinnamon
  20. Add prepared orange
  21. Add prepared lemon
  22. Mix for approx 10s
  23. Add dried yeast
  24. Knead for approx 3min
  25. Add dried cherries
  26. Add prepared dark chocolate
  27. Knead for approx 1min
  28. Transfer content of TM5 bowl to lightly floured surface
  29. Wrap loosely with plastic wrap
  30. Let rest on surface until doubled
  31. Shape into balls
  32. Flatten into a circle
  33. Fill with hazelnut chocolate spread one by one
  34. Wrap
  35. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper
  36. Transfer dough to baking sheet
  37. Cover with parchment paper until doubled
  38. Get a clean small bowl
  39. Add plain flour
  40. Add cocoa powder
  41. Add extra virgin olive oil
  42. Add water
  43. Mix until combined
  44. Transfer content of small bowl to piping bag
  45. Pipe content of piping bag onto baking sheet into strips
  46. Bake for 25min
  47. Transfer onto cooling rack
  48. Get a clean saucepan
  49. Add caster sugar
  50. Add mixed spice
  51. Add water
  52. Heat on medium heat until sugar has dissolved
  53. Glaze lightly
  54. Serve
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