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Orange choc chip hot cross buns



12 piece(s)

Orange choc chip hot cross buns...dough

  • rind of 1 orange
  • 100 grams caster sugar
  • 200 grams WARM milk
  • 1 tablespoon dried yeast
  • 500 grams bakers flour
  • 55 grams Butter
  • 2 tsp bread improver
  • 2 tsp malt barley, (optional)
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp mixed spice
  • 1/2 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/4 tsp Nutmeg
  • 1 egg
  • 60ml orange juice
  • 130 grams choc chips


  • 1/2 cup plain flour
  • 1 tablespoon caster sugar
  • 3 tablespoons water


  • 55 grams caster sugar
  • 4 tablespoons orange juice

Recipe's preparation

    Dough prep
  1. 1. Add orange rind to the Closed lid and blitz sp9/10 seconds.
    2. Add all remaining ingredients in the order listed, except for the choc chips.
    3. Blend to combine sp7/15 seconds.
    4. Knead Dough mode5 minutes.
    5. Tip onto a floured/greased surface and knead the choc chips in by hand.
    6. Shape into a ball and prove in your usual way for 45 minutes.
    7. Punch down the dough and shape into 12 rolls.
    8. Place onto a greased large lamington tray, almost touching.
    9. Rise, covered in a warm place, for 30+ minutes, or until doubled in size.
    !0. Meanwhile make the crosses.
  2. Crosses
  3. Preheat the oven to 180°C
    1. Combine all the ingredients in a small bowl, stir until smooth.
    2. Spoon into a piping bag and pipe over the risen buns.
    3. Place buns into the oven for 18-20 minutes or until golden and cooked when tested.
    4. Leave on the tray until glazed.
  4. Glaze
  5. 1. Add all the ingredients to theClosed lid, 50°C/5 minutes/sp2, or until the sugar has melted.
    2. Brush over the tops of the warm buns before placing on a rack to cool slightly before serving.

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Something different to the usual Hot Cross Buns...
Leave the crosses off and enjoy them at anytime of the year.. tmrc_emoticons.p
You will need a total of 2-3 oranges for this recipe.
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  • These are AMAZING! I did cheat and use OJ from a...

    Submitted by claire8076 on 13. April 2017 - 14:17.

    These are AMAZING! I did cheat and use OJ from a bottle, will be making these a lot thank you Smile

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