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Spelt Hot Cross Buns



12 portion(s)


  • 250 g Oat Milk
  • 5 tsp dried instant yeast
  • 260 g white plain spelt flour
  • 260 g wholemeal plain spelt flour
  • 1 pinch salt
  • 70 g nuttlex (or butter)
  • 50 g Coconut sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tbsp cinnamon
  • 1 tbsp mixed spice
  • 2 tsp apple cider vinegar
  • 100 g sultanas
  • 70 g currants
  • 70 g cranberries dried


  • 80 g white plain spelt flour
  • 1 pinch salt
  • 1 tsp Rice Bran Oil
  • 100 g water


  • 2 tbsp raw sugar
  • 2 tbsp water

Recipe's preparation

  1. Place Oat milk and yeast in to bowl and heat 3min/37c/speed 1
  2. add flour, salt, butter, coconut sugar, egg, cinnamon, mixed spice & ACV, mix 6sec/speed7 then knead8mins .
  3. Add sultantas, currants and cranberries and mix 12sec//speed5
  4. preheat oven to 220c. line baking tray with baking paper of oven mat and set aside.
  5. transfer dough on to ThermoMat or floured work surface and work in to a ball. Wrap in ThermoMat or place in to lightly greased bowl and coverwith tea towel, leave in warm place to prove for 45 minutes or until dough doubled in size
  6. knock dough down and divide dough in to 12 portions, make in to 12 rolls and place around 1-2cms apart on prepared baking tray, then cover with ThermoMat and leave to prove again. prepare cross mixture ready for piping.
  7. clean and dry mixing bowl
  8. Cross mixture
  9. place all ingredients in to mixing bowl and mix 20sec/speed4
  10. pour in to piping bag, then pipe crosses on top of buns
    bake for 12-15minutes, until golden brown
  11. clean and dry mixing bowl
  12. Glaze
  13. place ingredients in to mixing bowl and cook 3mins/100c/speed4
  14. usuing a pastry brush, brush hot syrup on to buns when just out of the oven.
  15. allow to cool on tray for 10mins then transfer to wire rack for cooling.
  16. serve warm with nuttlex (or butter)

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i have made these fruit free also and they worked well, or with all white spelt flour if you dont want wholemeal!
the recipe is very easy to chnage around to suit dietry needs!

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  • I made these and there texture was a cross between...

    Submitted by Kruisy on 25. February 2018 - 16:27.

    I made these and there texture was a cross between a bread roll and a scone. Can also taste wholemeal spelt. Still nice and hot cross bun taste, but not 100% as expected.

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