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Made some no-knead hot cross buns to try!
Hot cross buns are sweet bread buns, made with spices and raisins. It has this recognizable cross on the top of the bun. These buns mark the end of Lent. Traditionally, it’s supposed to be eaten on Good Friday.
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UPDATE: See my 2018 version of hot cross buns 😉
Since I was “stuck” at home alone with 2 young kids, with many meals to make from scratch, I had to choose food that can be prepared quickly and easily.
While these no-knead buns are not exactly being prepared quickly, as you’d need to wait for the dough to proof and rise, the no kneading part saved really a lot of time! So you can make these easily too!
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I realised that the texture of these buns taste best on the day it’s made. The next day, the buns turned slightly harder – which you can “refresh” them by zapping them in the microwave.
You can also make these hot cross buns using the kneading method, which I believe would have a better texture!
(See my 2018 version of hot cross buns with kneading method 😉)