Wednesday, November 14, 2007

Recipe for Katie - sorry it is off-topic

Apologies to everyone in advance!! this is for Katie of Tao of Katie.

Hi Katie

Thanks for visiting my blog. You have your settings as no-reply so that when you leave a comment I can't email you back directly.

This is my hot cross buns recipe. I now use a bread maker to knead the dough (using the dough function so it stops at the right time) and then I take it out after the first rising and shape it into buns

tsp = teaspoon (5 ml)
tbsp - tablespoon (20 ml)

200ml milk
100ml boiling water
3 tsp Surebake yeast (a dried yeast with improvers in it)
3 cups white flour
1 tbsp brown sugar
1 tsp salt
1 tbsp butter
1 cup dried fruit
2 tsp mixed spice

I throw all this in the bread maker and when it has finished its thing shape it into 24 buns which I put in the pan to rise as per the picture. When they have "rizzed"enough I pipe a cross on them made from 2 tbsp cornflour, 2 tbsp white flour 1/4 tsp baking powder, pinch salt, 2 tbsp milk (approx) all mixed together. I bake them at 220 degrees Celsius for 10 min and then 180 degrees for another 5 min. After taking them out of the oven I glaze them with a mixture of 1 tbsp sugar dissolved in t tbsp boiling water.



Archaic Dome said...

You are SO awesome! Thanks! I'll change my no-reply right now. I didn't realize it was set that way.

Archaic Dome said...

Okay, I think that worked. Can someone try it?