Hot cross buns

Hot cross buns

By Edd Kimber
This recipe by The Great British Bake Off's first winner is a classic. For something a bit different, halve the amount of raisins and replaced with chopped dark chocolate 

    • Makes9
    • CourseBreakfast
    • Prepare30 mins
    • Cook30 mins
    • Total time1 hr
    • Plusrising

    Ingredients

    • 450g strong white bread flour, plus extra for dusting
    • ½ tsp fine salt
    • 2 tsp mixed spice
    • 1 tsp ground cinnamon
    • 50g caster sugar
    • 7g easy bake yeast sachet
    • 250ml whole milk
    • 30g unsalted butter
    • 1 orange, zest
    • 120g raisins
    • 1 large egg
    • Olive oil, for greasing
    • 50g plain flour
    • 2 tbsp golden syrup