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Hot Cross Buns with Custard Cross



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Hot Cross Buns

  • 20 g dried instant yeast
  • 500 g Milk
  • 175 g honey
  • 850 g flour
  • 175 g Butter, softened
  • 2 tsp salt
  • 2 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 2 ts g ground nutmeg
  • 400 g dried fruit, mixed


  • 65 g cornflour
  • 7 g sugar
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 egg yolk
  • 500 g Milk
  • 1/2 vanilla bean, split and scraped
  • 35 g Butter


  • 3 tbsp sugar
  • 3 tbsp Boiling water
  • 6
    2h 35min
    Preparation 2h 10min
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      Recipe is created for
      TM 6
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      Recipe is created for
      TM 5
      Please note that the TM5 mixing bowl has a larger capacity than the TM31 (capacity of 2.2 liters instead of 2.0 liters for TM 31). Recipes for the Thermomix TM5 may not be cooked with a Thermomix TM31 for safety reasons without adjusting the quantities. Risk of scalding by spraying of hot liquids: Do not exceed the maximum filling quantity and observe the filling level markings of the mixing bowl!
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Recipe's preparation

    Hot Cross Buns
  1. Place yeast, milk & honey in Thermomix bowl. Heat 3 mins/37°/speed 2.
  2. Add flour, soft butter, salt & spices. Mix 10 secs/speed 5.
  3. Knead 4 mins.
  4. Add dried fruit & knead a further minute till evenly distributed. Turn out into Thermomat and leave to rise for one hour.
  5. Divide the dough into 100g portions and round into even buns, lay out on a lined baking tray and leave to prove for a further 30 minutes, until expanded.
  6. Custard Cross
  7. Place all ingredients in Thermomix bowl & select thicken mode.
  8. Allow to cool slightly. Using a piping bag, pipe the cross mixture in straight THICK lines across the risen buns.
    **Will be very hot to handle and thicken more as it cools.
  9. Bake the buns at 180°C for 25 minutes.
  10. Glaze
  11. For sugar syrup dissolve 3 Tbsp sugar in 3 Tbsp boiling water. Brush all over buns as they come out the oven.

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