• Prep Time 60 minutes
  • Cook Time 25 minutes
  • Serving For 4 people
  • Difficulty Normal

Recipe Description

Welcome to the ‘#HealthyEating’ series! #HealhyEating is launched to encourage everyone to love themselves and live a healthier life. In this quarter, we are sharing vegetarian and/or vegan western recipes, Hot Cross Bun. These buns are packed with currants & spices to give the complex flavours and nutritions!

Want more vegetarian or vegan recipes? Check out the ‘#HealthyEating’ recipe folder.

This recipe is best with
Anchor Tinned Butter

Recipe Ingredient

  • Dough
  • 255g All Purpose Flour
  • 25g Sugar
  • 3g Salt
  • 125ml Anchor UHT Milk
  • 6g Active Dried Yeast
  • 1 Egg
  • 65g Anchor Butter Unsalted Softened
  • 60g Currants
  • 60g Mixed Candied Dry Peel
  • Crossing Mixture
  • 150g Flour
  • Water
  • Bun Spice Syrup
  • 120ml Water
  • 100g Sugar
  • 2g Ground Cinnamon
  • 2g Ground Nutmeg


  1. Preheat oven to 190ºC
  2. Sift flour then add salt and sugar to a mixing bowl.
  3. Slightly warm up the milk to around 37ºC and add in the yeast. Wait until foam appears to ensure there's yeast activity. Pour this in the mixing bowl.
  4. Add the eggs and mix until a smooth dough form.
  5. Add the currants and mix peel. Place the doughs in a warm area and let it rise double in volume. Punch down divide and shape it and arrange it onto a baking tray. Allow it to rise again.
  6. Crossing Mixture
  7. Mix water and flour together to form a paste. Using a a paper cornet fill the mixture in it.
  8. Bun Wash
  9. Bring the sugar, water, cinnamon and nutmeg to a boil and set aside.
  10. Assembly
  11. Once the bun have risen, pipe a cross over the buns
  12. Bake till golden brown about 25 minutes. Once bake transfer to wire while its still hot, brush with the bun spice syrup

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