hot cross buns

Ann Pillsbury’s

Hot Cross Buns

Bake at 400 degrees F. for 15-20 minutes. Makes 16 buns.

Dissolve yeast in 1 cup warm water as directed on Pillsbury Hot Roll Mix package.

Blend in 1/2 cup raisins or currants
3 tablespoons chopped citron
2 tablespoons sugar
1/2 teaspoon cinnamon

Add Pillsbury Hot Roll Mix; blend thoroughly until stiff. Grease Top lightly and cover.

Let rise in warm place (85-90 degrees F.) until light, about double in bulk.

Shape dough into 16 buns; place on greased baking sheet and cover.

Let rise in warm place until light. (If desired, combine 1 egg white with 2 tablespoons cold water and brush over top of buns.)

Cut a cross in top of each bun with scissors.

Bake in moderately hot oven (400 degrees F.) 15-20 minutes.

Combine 2 teaspoons milk
1/2 cup sifted confectioners’ sugar and 1/8 teaspoon vanilla. Drip over hot cross buns, filling creases.