- 250 ml Milk whole
- 250 g wholemeal bread flour
- 50 g Butter unsalted
- 1 7g Easy bake yeast sachet
- 1 tsp Salt
- 250 g white bread flour
- 1 Orange zest
- 50 g Unrefined golden caster sugar
- 1 Egg
- 1 tsp Mixed spice
- 100 g Raisins or sultanas
- 1 Egg glaze
- 50 g Shortcrust pastry to finish
Put the flour, sugar, spice, yeast and salt into a bowl. And mix it roughly by hand
Proceed to mix in the butter, milk and egg until a nice smooth soft dough is formed.
Mix in the zest of the orange. Optional add in the dried fruit of your choice
Put the dough onto a floured surface so it does not stick everywhere and knead for 10 minutes .
Put the dough in a large bowl with enough space to rise, cover the bowl with tea towel and let it rest for a hour.
Preheat the oven to 200°C (180°C fan, gas mark 6). Divide the dough into 8 equal pieces and shape then place on a lightly floured baking tray.
Make a cross into the buns and brush egg wash equally over the surface. Bake for around 15 minutes or until it is a golden color
The original recipe can be found here