How to make it

  • In measure, combine warm water with 1 tbsp of the sugar;
  • sprinkle yeast over top.
  • Let stand for 10 minutes or until frothy.
  • Meanwhile, in large bowl, blend together remaining sugar, flour,
  • cinnamon, nutmeg, salt and cloves; make a well in center.
  • In small bowl, whisk together milk, butter, egg and egg yolk;
  • pour into well. Pour in yeast mixture. Using wooden spoon,
  • stir until soft dough forms. Turn out onto lightly floured surface;
  • knead for 8 minutes or until smooth and elastic.
  • Place in greased bowl, turning to grease all over.
  • Cover with plastic wrap; let rise in warm place for 1 hour or until
  • doubled in bulk. Punch down; turn out onto floured surface; knead in currants and peel. Shape into 12-inch log; cut into 9 even pieces.
  • Stretch, tuck and pinch sides of dough all around to meet underneath.
  • Using cupped hand, roll into seamless ball.
  • Place 2 inches apart on greased baking sheet. Cover and let rise for 35 minutes or until impression remains when dough is poked.
  • Bake buns in 400F oven for about 16 minutes or until golden brown.
  • Glaze: In saucepan, stir sugar with water over medium heat
  • until dissolved. Brush over buns. Let cool.
  • Icing: Stir together icing sugar and water.
  • Using piping bag fitted with round tip, pipe cross on top of
  • each cooled bun.

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    " It was excellent "
    minitindel ate it and said...
    o i like these havent had them in years time to make again.......thanks
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    " It was excellent "
    jett2whit ate it and said...
    yum! I know these have got to be good!
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