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Honey Glazed Hot Cross Buns

Homemade Hot Cross Buns taste truly delicious but many believe the task of making them is too difficult. We've come to the rescue!

Honey Glazed Hot Cross Buns

Preparation Time (make and proof) : 1hour 50 minutes

Cooking Time: 20 minutes

Makes 12


Dualit's homemade Hot Cross Buns combine zesty spiced fruit with wonderfully moist dough and a sweet topping to leave the taste buds tingling. You could also make this recipe using the Dualit Hand Mixer by halving the quantities to make 6 buns.



Dry ingredients

  • 600g strong white bread flour
  • 50g butter
  • 50g dark muscovado sugar
  • 1tsp salt
  • 2tsp mixed spice
  • 1/2tsp grated nutmeg
  • 15g dried yeast

Egg mix

  • 2 eggs
  • 150ml milk
  • 100ml hot water


  • 100g sultanas
  • Rind of 1 orange
  • Rind of 1 lemon

Sweet pastry cross

  • 50g plain flour
  • 25g butter
  • 1tblsp caster sugar
  • 1-2 tblsps cold water


  • Natural honey



Get baking and follow these easy step by step instructions for the tastiest buns in town:

  1. Mix the dry ingredients in the large bowl using the dough blade.

  2. Pour in the egg mix through the feed tube. Let this run until combined and then add the fruit. Auto-Pulse for one cycle (ten pulses).
  3. Leave to rest until doubled in size. Use Auto-Pulse to knock back dough.
  4. Roll into 12 small balls and leave until doubled in size.
  5. Mix sweet pastry cross ingredients in the small bowl using the small blade.
  6. Roll out dough, cut into strips, place on buns then brush with milk.
  7. Cook in the oven (200ºC/400F/Gas 6) for 15-20 min.
  8. When cooked, glaze with honey and enjoy!


Dualit Product Used

Dualit Hand Mixer