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Scottish Hot Cross Buns
Yield: 12 Servings

3 c flour
1 ts salt
1/2 ts allspice
1/2 ts nutmeg
1/2 ts cinnamon
1/4 c sugar
1 stick butter, melted
1 egg beaten
3/4 c currents or raisins
1/3 c candied citron fruit

1 tb dry yeast
1 tb sugar
2/3 c warm milk
1/2 c warm water
1 c flour

2 tb milk
2 tb water
3 tb sugar

Begin by making the yeast mixture, mixing all ingredients and
setting it aside to proof.

In another bowl sift flour, salt, spice and sugar. Add fruits and
mix well. Combine butter and eggs and add to yeast mixture. Then
add to flour mixture.

Knead dough on floured surface, 8 to 10 minutes or smooth and
elastic. add more flour if needed to keep dough from sticking.
Divide into 12 equal pieces and shape into round buns. Place rolls
far apart on greased baking sheet. Cover and let rise at warm room
temperature for 45 minutes. Use a sharp knife to make an X shape
cut on surface of dough.

Bake in a 425 oven for 15 to 20 minutes or golden. Cool on rack.
Make glaze by bringing ingredients to a boil in small saucepan for
2 minutes. Brush glaze over buns.


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