Quick and Easy Honey-Wheat Hot Cross Buns
The name says it all! Drizzled with icing, these buns are a treat!
- Prep Time : 10 min
- Cook Time : 20 min
- Ready Time : 30 min
- Serving Size: 1 bun
- 1 egg, beaten
- 1/4 cup honey
- 1 teaspoon cinnamon
- 1 pound wheat bread or pizza dough
- 1 cup all-purpose flour
- 1 1/2 cups California raisins
- Butter-flavor cooking spray
- 3/4 cup powdered sugar
- 2 1/2 teaspoons water
In a large bowl, stir egg, honey and cinnamon together. Add dough and mix by hand or with paddle attachment on electric mixer until ingredients are well blended. Mix in flour 1/2 cup at a time till soft dough forms. Turn onto a lightly floured board; knead in raisins and continue to knead till soft dough. Flatten and press into an 8×12-inch rectangle on parchment-lined baking sheet. With a sharp knife, cut 3×4 into 12 equal pieces. Do not separate and spray with cooking spray. Cover with towel and place in warm place to rise for 1 to 1-1/2 hours or until dough has doubled.
Preheat oven to 375°F; bake for 20 minutes until done. Stir powdered sugar and water together until smooth; drizzle over warm buns.
Nutrition Facts Per Serving
Calories 260 (7% from fat); Total Fat 2g (sat 0g, mono 0g, poly 0g, trans 0g ); Cholesterol 20mg; Protein 7g; Carbohydrate 57g; (Dietary Fiber 3g; Sugars 15g; ); Iron 2mg; Sodium 220mg; Calcium 15mg; Potassium 162mg
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