It’s finished with a sweet lacquered glaze over the top. Transfer to a small ziplock bag and cut the tip. 1. Air Fryer Method: Preheat the air fryer 325F degrees and set for 11 to 12 minutes. Hot cross buns are soft, sweet bread rolls typically made with yeast. Some say the first versions were baked by the ancient Greeks as honey-sweetened celebratory treats before they became a Good Friday tradition for Christians in the Middle Ages. Mix the flour, baking powder and salt together in a bowl. Add the honey, cinnamon and raisins and toss lightly.

No need to turn. Ice the tops of the rolls in a cross pattern. ... 200 g dried fruit – raisins, sultanas, currants (or sub dry mincemeat mixed with a spoon of flour) 225 ml milk (see notes) (flax egg or alternative & … In a small bowl, whisk the powdered sugar with milk until smooth. Cut in the shortening with a fork until it looks like coarse crumbs. The hot cross buns were moist with a lovely wholemeal texture, as well as being nutty with a soft interior crumb. Hot Cross Buns Good Friday is traditionally the day when Hot Cross Buns are eaten... that's not to say you can't eat (or make) them at other times! They’re filled with raisins and candied fruit, like orange peel, and scented with cinnamon and other spices (that smell like Christmas). However for today’s’ recipe for Easy No Knead Sourdough Hot Cross Buns, I wanted a wholemeal bun, so I used an equal amount of wholemeal spelt flour with strong white bread flour, and with amazing results. Hot Cross Buns' Backstory These days, hot cross buns are a tradition for some and a curiosity for others, but the humble little rolls have a long history. Transfer in batches without overcrowding and bake 11 to 12 minutes, or until golden.