Cinnamon and raisin hot cross buns

Cinnamon and raisin hot cross buns

Classic hot cross buns, perfect for Good Friday breakfast.

    • Makes16
    • CourseCake
    • Prepare35 mins
    • Cook25 mins
    • Total time1 hr
    • Plus2-3 hours standing, rising and proving
    • 230ml whole milk
    • 50g unsalted butter, cubed
    • 500g strong white bread flour
    • ½ tsp salt
    • 1 tsp ground mixed spice
    • tsp ground cinnamon
    • 60g golden caster sugar
    • 7g easy bake yeast
    • 1 large egg
    • 100g raisins
    • 1 tbsp vegetable oil, for greasing

    Glaze and crosses

    • 1 egg
    • 70g plain flour
    • 1 tbsp apricot jam, to glaze