Hot Cross Buns Recipe

Easter desserts include this Hot Cross Buns Recipe, a sweet Easter bread that brings the family together.


| January/February 2014



Hot Cross Bun on plate

For an extra treat, slather on the butter or jam to this Hot Cross Buns Recipe.

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Marie Swackhanier, Caro, Michigan, would like a recipe for Hot Cross Buns that are usually served at Easter.

Donna McNicholas, Holton, Kansas, sends this recipe, saying, “My mom always made these for Easter. I inherited her recipe book. Mom was always a farm girl and a very good cook.”

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Hot Cross Buns Recipe

Yields 12 buns

1 package active dry yeast
1 cup warm water (110 F to 115 F)
2 1/4 cups all-purpose flour, divided
2 tablespoons sugar
1 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon cinnamon
1/4 teaspoon nutmeg
1 egg
2 tablespoons soft lard or butter
1/2 cup currants
1/4 cup cut-up citron
Prepared white icing





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