Hot Cross Buns Made Easy

Hot Cross Buns Made Easy
Ingredients
1 cup whole wheat or white flour
2 tsp baking soda
1/2 tsp salt
2 tbsp shortening (such as butter)
1 tbsp honey
1/2 tsp cinnamon
1/4 cup raisins
1/3 cup milk
 
Frosting:
1/2 cup confectioners' sugar
2 tsp milk
1/4 tsp vanilla
 
Directions:
1. Mix flour, baking powder and salt together in a bowl. Cut in the shortening with a fork until it looks like coarse crumbs. Add honey, cinnamon and raisins; toss lightly.
2. Make a well in the middle and pour in the milk. Stir around quickly with a fork and form a ball.
3. Divide the ball into 6 small ones. Grease a baking sheet and place the 6 balls on it, about 2 inches apart.
4. Cut a deep cross through the top of each ball with a knife.
5. Bake at 400F for 15-20 minutes.
6. When the rolls are slightly cool, dribble the frosting mixture of confectioners' sugar, milk and vanilla over each. 

Ingredients

Directions

Hot Cross Buns Made Easy

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