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Ingredients

How to make it

  • 130 MINUTES RISE TIME
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  • Dissolve yeast in warm water. Stir in milk, potatoes, sugar, salt, butter, eggs, cinnamon, nutmeg, raisins, citron and 2 1/2 cups flour. Beat until smooth. Mix in remaining flour to form soft dough.
  • Turn dough onto lightly floured board, knead until smooth and elastic, about 5 minutes.
  • Place in greased bowl; turn greased side up. Cover; let rise in warm place until double, about 1 1/2 hours.
  • Punch down dough; divide in half. Cut each half into 16 pieces. Shape into a smooth balls and place about 2 inches apart on greased baking sheet. With scissors, snip a cross on top of each bun. Cover; let rise until double, about 40 minutes.
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  • Let Balls Rise and snip a cross
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  • Heat over to 375°. Brush tops of buns white Egg Yolk Glaze. Bake about 20 minutes or until golden brown. When cool, frost crossed on tops of buns with Quick White Icing.
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  • Note: Rolls can be baked in 2 greased ground layer pans. 9 x 1 1/2 inches, 16 buns in each pan.
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  • Quick White Icing
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  • Mix 1 cup confectionser's sugar, 1 tablespoon water or milk and 1/2 teaspoon vanilla until smooth and of spreading consitency.
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  • Egg Yolk Glaze
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  • Mix one egg yolk and 2 tablespoons of cold water.

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    " It was excellent "
    caramia ate it and said...
    Oh I love these when was growing up in Scotland I used to make a run for these all the time.GREAT! post you have my 5
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    " It was excellent "
    ahmed1 ate it and said...
    thank you so much Joymarie...My wife loves them alot..
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    " It was excellent "
    kimmer ate it and said...
    Love hot crossed buns, grammie used to make all the time. Great post & thanks for the memory!
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  • misslionheart 6 years ago
    Hot cross buns! Hot cross buns!
    One a penny two a penny - Hot cross buns
    If you have no daughters, give them to your sons
    One a penny two a penny - Hot cross buns

    Must make these with my children, thanks!
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    " It was excellent "
    noir ate it and said...
    I absolutely love Hot Crossed Buns! :)
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