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Hot Cross Buns

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Category: Breads

 Ingredients List

  • 1/4 c Shortening
  • 1/2 c Sugar
  • 1 ts Salt
  • 1 c Water; boiling
  • 1 c Milk; evaporated
  • 1 Yeast cake
  • 1/2 c Water; lukewarm
  • 2 Eggs
  • 7 c Flour
  • 1 c Currants; or raisins


Pour boiling water over fat, sugar and salt, add milk. When lukewarm
add yeast, dissolved in lukewarm water. Add beaten eggs. Stir in 4 c.
flour. Beat hard and add enough flour to make a soft dough. wash and
drain currants, fold into dough. Place in greased bowl and grease top
of dough. Cover with waxed paper and a lid or cloth and keep in a cool
place until ready for use. Put in small buns and let rise until double
size. Bake 15 minutes then cool and cover with powdered sugar.

Note: Assume moderate oven 350 - 400 F.

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