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Wholesome Sizzling Cross Buns

April 1, 2017

: 12

: 10 min

: 25 min

: 2 hr 30 min

: Medium

Wish to make sizzling cross buns which are wholesome, no sugar, solely pure elements for the entire household and bubs 6mo+. These wholesome sizzling cross buns are completely scrumptious, naturally sweetened and are nice for infants 6mo+, youngsters, household and associates at Easter. The one factor you will want to think about is that the dough might want to relaxation and double in dimension in a heat place for 2hrs. I ended up making these on a Saturday morning and received Ava concerned, an important introduction to baking with a toddler! She liked it, I gave her her personal bowl which had some dough and raisins in it.


  • 2.5 cups of plain flour
  • 1 cup entire wheat (wholemeal) flour
  • 1 tablespoon instantaneous yeast
  • half teaspoon bicarb soda
  • 2 teaspoon combined spice (or simply cinnamon)
  • 1x apple
  • 1 orange
  • half cup of raisins (or sultanas or dates)
  • 2/Three cup full fats milk
  • 2/Three cup full fats greek yogurt
  • The Cross:
  • 6x tablespoons plain flour
  • 6x tablespoons water
  • Step 1 In a pan add all of the sultanas, squeeze the entire orange, grate the grind off the orange, then grate the entire apple โ€“ then place on warmth for a couple of minutes till mixed and liquid has been sucked up. Place the combination apart till cooled.
  • Step 2 In a separate pan on warmth mix the milk and yogurt for 1min, till combined collectively. Put aside and depart to chill down till the combination is โ€˜luke heatโ€™ (essential lukewarm and never sizzling or not chilly)
  • Step 3 In a bowl mix all of the dry elements all collectively (flour, yeast, bicarb, spice combine).
  • Step 4 As soon as the milk/yogurt combination is โ€˜luke heatโ€™, make a nicely with the dry elements after which slowly pour milk/yogurt combination within the nicely and blend within the flour, till all of the combination is mixed. Then knead the dough for about 5 minutes.
  • Step 5 Add the cooled sultana combination into the dough ball, then create one huge dough ball.
  • Step 6 Place the dough ball in a bowl, cowl with glad wrap, and depart in a heat atmosphere for 2hrs, so the dough can double in dimension.
  • Step 7 As soon as dough has risen after 2hrs, knock it down and knead for a few minutes.
  • Step 8 Line a giant pan with baking paper, roll out 11 balls of dough, place dough balls shut collectively on the tray. Depart the balls there for 5minutes while you make โ€˜the cross elementsโ€™
  • Step 9 Flip the oven on 170 levels.
  • Step 10 Cross elements:
  • Step 11 in a zipper lock bag place 6 tablespoons of water 6 tablespoons of plain flour. mix elements utilizing the bag.
  • Step 12 Snip off a small gap within the nook of the bag and pipe out one huge line over the recent cross buns, then pipe one other line to make one huge cross going over all of the buns.
  • Step 13 Place buns into the oven for 25 minutes.
  • Step 14 Then achieved! Take pleasure in tasty sizzling cross buns for the household and for infants 6mo+ nice for breakfast or a snack once you donโ€™t have time to prepare dinner, merely freeze them and take a bun out of the freezer and place into the fridge the evening earlier than for breakfast or when wanted and warmth up.

before piping the cross
earlier than piping the cross
pipe lines
pipe strains