22 Mar '16, 10am
Can't think of what to bake for #Easter? How about some fluffy #hotcrossbuns?
In a mixer bowl, whisk the milk and yeast until combined. Whisk in the sugar, salt, egg, orange zest, fruit mix and butter until combined. Place the bowl on the mixer fitted with the dough hook attachment. Add 3 cups of the bread flour, with the cinnamon, nutmeg and Chinese five-spice powders, and mix on low speed until combined. Add up to 1 cup more flour until the dough is soft but slightly pulling away from the bowl. Continue to mix for 5 minutes. Transfer dough to a lightly floured work surface and knead lightly a few times until smooth. Place the dough in a large oiled bowl. Cover with a damp cloth and let rise in a warm place until doubled in volume, about an hour. Place oven racks in the upper-middle and lower-middle spots and preheat the oven to 205°C. Line two baking sheets with parchment paper. When the dough has risen, punch down and transfer to work surface. Di...