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Hot Cross Buns Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Sharon Bonebrake

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1/4 c shortening
2 c scalded milk
3/4 c sugar
1 cake yeast
2 eggs
1/2 c lukewarm water
4-6 c whole wheat flour
1 c raisins

Directions:
Directions:
Scald and cool milk. Add shortening, sugar, and eggs. When lukewarm, add yeast that has been dissolved in 1/2 c lukewarm water. Stir in four cups flour, and beat hard. Add enough flour to make a soft dough. Stir in raisins. Keep in refrigerator until ready to use. Shape into buns and cut with cross; let rise 60 minutes. Bake in hot over (425) for 15 minutes. Brush with melted butter and mark the cross with icing.

 

 

 

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