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No Knead Spelt Hot Cross Buns
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14 INGREDIENTS • 7 STEPS • 15HRS

No Knead Spelt Hot Cross Buns

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These hot cross buns are perfect served warm with cultured butter and a cup of tea on Easter. You will need a Dutch oven for this recipe.
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Gather & Feast
Hi, I'm Ashely! I love to create wholesome and nutritious recipes using natural ingredients and fresh in-season produce. My hope is to encourage you to gather and feast with the ones you love.
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These hot cross buns are perfect served warm with cultured butter and a cup of tea on Easter. You will need a Dutch oven for this recipe.
15HRS
Total Time
$0.80
Cost Per Serving
Ingredients
Servings
12
US / Metric
Buns
Active Dry Yeast
1 tsp
Active Dry Yeast
Water
1 1/3 cups
Warm Water
Orange
1
Orange, zested
Ground Cinnamon
2 Tbsp
Ground Cinnamon
Whole Clove
1/2 tsp
Whole Clove
Ground Nutmeg
1/2 tsp
Ground Nutmeg
Vanilla Powder
1/2 tsp
Vanilla Powder
Sea Salt
1/2 tsp
Dried Currants
3/4 cup
Dried Currants
Cross mix
Spelt Flour
1/2 cup
Water
1/4 cup
Water
Glaze
Honey
3 Tbsp
Nutrition Per Serving
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Calories
203
Fat
0.8 g
Protein
7.2 g
Carbs
44.8 g
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http://gatherandfeast.com/
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step 1
Mix Orange (1), White Spelt Flour (3 1/2 cups), Sea Salt (1/2 tsp), Active Dry Yeast (1 tsp), Vanilla Powder (1/2 tsp), Dried Currants (3/4 cup), Ground Cinnamon (2 Tbsp), Ground Allspice (2 Tbsp), Whole Clove (1/2 tsp) and Ground Nutmeg (1/2 tsp) in a bowl.
step 1 Mix Orange (1), White Spelt Flour (3 1/2 cups), Sea Salt (1/2 tsp), Active Dry Yeast (1 tsp), Vanilla Powder (1/2 tsp), Dried Currants (3/4 cup), Ground Cinnamon (2 Tbsp), Ground Allspice (2 Tbsp), Whole Clove (1/2 tsp) and Ground Nutmeg (1/2 tsp) in a bowl.
step 2
Add Water (1 1/3 cups) and stir to form a sticky dough. Once combined, cover with a clean, damp tea towel, and set aside in a warm corner overnight, at least 12 to 24 hours.
step 2 Add Water (1 1/3 cups) and stir to form a sticky dough. Once combined, cover with a clean, damp tea towel, and set aside in a warm corner overnight, at least 12 to 24 hours.
step 3
Once dough is ready, place on a floured surface, and pull dough together with your hands. For a loaf version, place rounded dough into a clean, floured tea towel, and let sit 1 to 2 hours more.
step 3 Once dough is ready, place on a floured surface, and pull dough together with your hands. For a loaf version, place rounded dough into a clean, floured tea towel, and let sit 1 to 2 hours more.
step 4
If you're making buns, cut dough into 8 even pieces, and roll into balls. Place on a paper-lined tray, cover with a clean tea towel, and set aside to rise for 1-2 hours. While dough is rising, preheat oven to 480 degrees F (250 degrees C).
step 4 If you're making buns, cut dough into 8 even pieces, and roll into balls. Place on a paper-lined tray, cover with a clean tea towel, and set aside to rise for 1-2 hours. While dough is rising, preheat oven to 480 degrees F (250 degrees C).
step 5
Place Dutch oven inside oven with lid on for 30 minutes. Mix the Spelt Flour (1/2 cup) and Water (1/4 cup) to form a sticky paste. Pipe paste over the buns in a cross shape. Remove Dutch oven from oven, flour bottom, and place dough inside.
step 5 Place Dutch oven inside oven with lid on for 30 minutes. Mix the Spelt Flour (1/2 cup) and Water (1/4 cup) to form a sticky paste. Pipe paste over the buns in a cross shape. Remove Dutch oven from oven, flour bottom, and place dough inside.
step 6
Replace lid on Dutch oven, and return to hot oven. Bake 30 minutes covered, then 15 minutes uncovered. Remove from oven, and brush with Honey (3 Tbsp) while they're still hot. Transfer to a wire rack to cool.
step 6 Replace lid on Dutch oven, and return to hot oven. Bake 30 minutes covered, then 15 minutes uncovered. Remove from oven, and brush with Honey (3 Tbsp) while they're still hot. Transfer to a wire rack to cool.
step 7
Serve with some butter and tea. Enjoy!
step 7 Serve with some butter and tea. Enjoy!
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Breakfast
Dairy-Free
American
Brunch
Shellfish-Free
Kid-Friendly
Easter
Vegetarian
Dessert
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