Hot Cross Buns – Mother Goose Would Love These

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Ingredients for 15 or 16 Hot Cross Buns:
Recipe slightly adapted from this one from Anson Mills
1/4 cup currants, soaked in hot rum for an hour or two
3/4 cup milk warmed to 100 F.
1 package dry active yeast
1 tablespoon each orange and lemon zest
7 tablespoons melted butter
1/4 cup plus 1 tablespoon sugar
1 large egg, beaten
1/2 teaspoon ground cardamom
1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
3/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon fine salt
3 cups bread *flour, plus more if needed
 
* hold back a little of the flour until you sure you need it. You can always add, but can’t remove!
 
For the crosses:
1/4 cup water

1/3 cup all-purpose flour, plus more to make a thin, pipe-able dough

– Bake at 425 F. for about 15 minutes

 
For the glaze:
1/4 cup sugar
3 tablespoons water
– Cook syrup to 225 F., and brush over warm

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