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Lemon Cross Buns  Recipe


Lemon Cross Buns   
Posted by:  Elaine Tue 23 Mar 2004 4:04 am
Lemony variation of the traditional Easter bun with a tangy marmalade glaze.
 

Ingredients:
12 oz. strong plain flour
3 oz. caster sugar
3 oz. butter
1 tsp. Salt
half a teaspoon of cinnamon
2 eggs, beaten
1 tbsp. Lemon marmalade
Quarter pint milk, warmed
2 tsps. Dried yeast
grated rind of 1 lemon
 

 

Directions:
Pre-heat oven to 400f  Sieve the flour, spice, sugar and salt into a mixing bowl  Rub in the butter and stir in the yeast and lemon rind Beat in the eggs and milk until and knead to form a soft dough Place in a greased bowl, cover and leave in a warm place until it has doubled in size. Knead again until smooth then divide into eight pieces Shape into rolls, cut a cross on the tops and place on a baking sheet Cover and leave until the rolls have doubled in size Brush with egg wash then place in the oven for 15-20 minutes by when they should be a golden brown in color Warm the marmalade and brush over the tops of the rolls Serve while still warm Makes 8

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