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“A very tasty recipe with a little extra in it with candied peel or candied fruit.”
12 buns

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. BUNS: Dissolve 1 tablespoons sugar in water. Sprinkle over yeast and let stand for 10 minutes or until frothy. Heat evaporated milk until just steaming.
  2. IN a bowl, blend remaining sugar, flour, cinnamon, nutmeg, salt and cloves; make a well. In a separate bowl, whisk evaporated milk, oil and eggs. Combine yeast and milk mixtures to flour mixture, stirring until a soft dough forms.
  3. Knead dough on a lightly floured surface, adding extra flour as needed for 8 minutes or until smooth, Place in a lightly oiled bowl, turning to coat, Cover and place in a waarm area for 1 hour or until doubled in size.
  4. Punch down dough, turn out onto a lightly floured surface; knead in currants and peel. Roll into a log and cut into 12 pieces. Shape into balls and place on a greased baking sheet. Cover and let rest for 20 minutes.
  5. Preheat oven to 4000°F Bake buns for 12 minutes or until golden brown.
  6. GLAZE: Heat sugar with water over medium heat until dissolved; brush over hot buns.
  7. FROSTING: Blend icing sugar with milk. Pipe a cross on each of the cooled buns.

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