“A cup of tea and a sweet bun...heaven! Chelsea buns are a sweet, sticky treat something like a schnecken or cinnamon roll.”
READY IN:
40mins
SERVES:
12
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 400F and grease an 8" square pan.
  2. Line bottom of pan with parchment.
  3. Sift flour and sugar together into a bowl; add chopped butter and rub into flour mixture until fine and crumbly.
  4. Whisk milk and egg together; pour onto dry ingredients and mix to form a soft batter.
  5. Turn out onto a floured surface and roll into a 12 x 14 inch rectangle.
  6. Spread dough with softened butter, sprinkle with sugar, mixed dried fruit and spice.
  7. Roll up; cut into 12 evenly sized pieces.
  8. Place cut side down in prepared pan with sides touching.
  9. Reduce oven temperature to 350°F.
  10. Bake approximately 25 minutes or until golden and cooked through.
  11. Remove from oven and place on a cooling rack.
  12. While the buns are baking, make the glaze:.
  13. Place sugar and water into a small pan. Stir over medium heat without boiling until sugar dissolves. Bring to the boil for 3 minutes. Remove from heat and brush over buns.
  14. To serve, split buns and serve with butter.

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