Who doesn't love a Chelsea bun?, filled with mixed fruit, nutmeg and cinnamon! Absolutely fantastic,
This recipe is one I'll be cooking on the Worlds first 24hour cooking show on Simply Good Food TV, Give them a go, they're so easy to make
This recipe will make 9 buns
For the Dough mix
10g dried instant yeast
350g plain flour
50g caster sugar
50g butter or margarine
100ml lukewarm milk
50ml lukewarm water
For the buns mix
50g caster sugar
150g dried mixed fruit
1 teaspoon cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon nutmeg
2 tablespoons golden syrup
For the icing
water PREP TIME 30min , COOK TIME 20min, TIME TO ALLOW FOR RISING 1hr
Mix flour, sugar, salt and yeast together
Lightly rub in the butter till the mixture resembles breadcrumbs.
Beat egg and add to the dry ingredients with the milk, while mixing.
Add water as necessary to form a smooth dough.
Knead the dough well for 10 minutes until smooth and elastic.
Cover the bowl with greased cling film and leave in a warm place to rise for 30 minutes.
Knock back dough and roll out into a 30x25cm rectangle.
Spread the butter onto the dough and sprinkle over the sugar, cinnamon, nutmeg and dried fruit.
Roll up loosely like a swiss roll. Cut into 9 equal slices and arrange slices onto a greased 23cm square tin. Cover with greased aluminium foil and leave to rise for 30 minutes.
Preheat the oven to 190 C / Gas 5.
Bake for 20 minutes, or until risen and golden.
Brush with syrup while still hot. (For a real treat, make a thin icing by combining icing sugar with a little water, and drizzle over buns).
Now you can wait till they are cool!!! But to be honest I can't wait that long!! And they are absolutely delicious served warm Jon x