Hot Cross Buns

MAKES: 12 - 24

TIME: 90min

  • baking dish
  • piping bag (for crosses)
  • pastry brush (for glaze)


  • mamasdonutsmix
  • 2 T mixed spice 
  • 3/4 C sultanas/raisins/chocolate chips
  • flour (for dough)

Paste for crosses:

  • combine water and flour to make a thick paste


  1. Preheat oven to 160°C
  2.  Follow the mamasdonutsmix instructions from step 1 and  step 2. step 2, add the spice mix and sultanas/choc chips
  3. Once risen, turn dough out onto floured bench
  4. Fold dough over to form a rectangle
  5. Cut into even sized pieces (12 - 24)
  6. Roll into balls and place in oven tray; leave 2cm space between for rising
  7. Let rise till double in size in a warm place
  8. Fill piping bag with paste; pipe crosses over risen buns
  9. Bake in the oven at 160°C for 30min or until golden brown

*Glaze with melted jam (mamas loves apricot jam) while still hot


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