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Brown Sugar Cranberry Hot Cross Bun

9 INGREDIENTS • 14 STEPS • 1HR 40MINS

Brown Sugar Cranberry Hot Cross Bun

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Make these brown sugar and cranberry hot cross buns packed with cranberries. Serve while still warm and spread with butter. Delicious!
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Thank God I Bake
Cooking is more than just food; for me, it is an A.C.T.-Art, Creativity, and Treasure.
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Make these brown sugar and cranberry hot cross buns packed with cranberries. Serve while still warm and spread with butter. Delicious!
1HR 40MINS
Total Time
$1.31
Cost Per Serving
Ingredients
Servings
4
us / metric
Bread Flour
3 cups
Bread Flour
Milk
1 cup
Water
1/2 cup
Water
Egg
1
Brown Sugar
10 tsp
Brown Sugar
Salt
1 tsp
Butter
3 Tbsp
Butter, cubed
Dried Cranberries
1/2 cup
Dried Cranberries
Nutrition Per Serving
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Calories
585
Fat
13.4 g
Protein
16.5 g
Carbs
100.2 g
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step 1
Melt the Butter (3 Tbsp).
step 1 Melt the Butter (3 Tbsp).
step 2
To prepare the tangzhong roux: mix the Bread Flour (1/3 cup) with Milk (1/2 cup) and Water (1/2 cup) until all flour dissolve and has no lumps.
step 2 To prepare the tangzhong roux: mix the Bread Flour (1/3 cup) with Milk (1/2 cup) and Water (1/2 cup) until all flour dissolve and has no lumps.
step 3
Cook in low-medium heat and keep stirring, if you have a thermometer, cook the water roux up to 65 degrees C (150 degrees F). This amount should be enough to make 2 batches; you can leave it in the fridge for up to 3 days.
step 4
Transfer the tangzhong roux to a bowl to cool down, cover the water roux with cling wrap to prevent the surface from getting dried out.
step 5
Put Milk (1/2 cup), tangzhong roux (100 grams), Brown Sugar (10 tsp), Salt (1 tsp), Bread Flour (2 1/2 cups), and Instant Dry Yeast (2 tsp) into bread maker according to instruction.
step 6
Select Dough mode in your bread machine. Once you see everything start to form a dough, pour in the melted Butter (1.5 oz) and Dried Cranberries (1/2 cup).
step 6 Select Dough mode in your bread machine. Once you see everything start to form a dough, pour in the melted Butter (1.5 oz) and Dried Cranberries (1/2 cup).
step 7
Once your bread maker finishes the dough process, poke a hole into the dough. If it doesn't bounce back, your dough is finished.
step 7 Once your bread maker finishes the dough process, poke a hole into the dough. If it doesn't bounce back, your dough is finished.
step 8
Transfer the dough onto a slightly floured bench top, press the dough down to get the air out. Cut into 9 pieces. Use a rolling pin, roll each piece flat and fold it like a dumpling to make a ball like dough.
step 8 Transfer the dough onto a slightly floured bench top, press the dough down to get the air out. Cut into 9 pieces. Use a rolling pin, roll each piece flat and fold it like a dumpling to make a ball like dough.
step 9
Line a square 18cmx18cm pan with baking paper and transfer the dough balls into the pan.
step 10
Cover the pan with a towel or cling wrap to prevent the dough drying out. Let the dough rise for another 1-1.5 hours until it rises enough that the dough balls are touching each other.
step 11
About 10 minutes before the dough is finished rising. Preheat the oven to 170 degrees C (340 degrees F).
step 12
Combine the sugar, flour and water until well combined. Transfer to pipping bag.
step 13
Brush the bun with Egg (1) on the top and pipe the flour mixture on top to create the “Cross”.
step 13 Brush the bun with Egg (1) on the top and pipe the flour mixture on top to create the “Cross”.
step 14
Bake for 20-23 minutes. Once finished let it cool down for 5 minutes on a wire rack.
step 14 Bake for 20-23 minutes. Once finished let it cool down for 5 minutes on a wire rack.
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Breakfast
American
Brunch
Bread
Shellfish-Free
Kid-Friendly
Vegetarian
Dessert
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