Hot Cross Buns

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Nick Malgieri's Bread

By Nick Malgieri

Published 2012

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Though Lent isn’t observed with the fervour it was when I was a child, hot cross buns still appear during the pre-Easter season. Departing from tradition as I like to do, I’m using the one-step brioche dough in this chapter for the buns - it makes them rich and tender and not overly sweet. I’m also making the crosses with icing sugar icing, which appeals more to me than using the traditional thin flour and water dough for them.

By the way, if you can’t find really sweet good-quality