Hot Cross Buns - Bread Machine
Time and Temperature: Bake 12-15 minutes, 375 F
Yield: 18 buns
1 eggs, plus
1 egg yolks
3/4 cup milk
1/3 cup butter
6 tablespoons sugar
1 1/2 teaspoons lemon rind, grated
3/4 teaspoon cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon nutmeg
1/4 teaspoon ground cloves
3/4 teaspoon salt
3 cups flour
1 tablespoon yeast
1/2 cup raisins or 1/2 cup candied fruit
1/2 cup icing sugar
1 tablespoon milk
1/2 teaspoon lemon juice
Put all ingredients except fruit into bread machine.
Set for dough.
Add fruit at signal.
Lightly oil 9x13 pan.
When dough is ready, remove and punch down.
Cut into 18-24 pieces.
Roll each into a ball.
Place balls 1/2" apart in pan.
Cover and rise in warm place until doubled (about 1 hour).
Cut cross into top with sharp knife.
Bake 12-15 minutes at 375 F..
Make glaze adding sugar or milk to make consistency to drizzle but not run.
Note: We made these because Samuel was constantly singing the hot cross buns nursery ryhme. turns out they're really tasty and pretty easy.