This is the original recipe to make them. The secret to make them soft and fluffy at home.
Ingredients: 625g Plain Flour, 275ml Milk, 80g Caster Sugar, 1 tsp Salt, 2 tsp Ground Mixed Spice, 1½ tsp dry yeast, 1 Egg 3 oz Mixed Dried Fruit. For the Crosses: 6 tbsp Flour, 1/2 cup water. For the Glaze: 2 tbsp Honey, White icing
Pour milk into mug. Add yeast and a tbsp of sugar, mix.
In a large bowl, add the flour, caster sugar, salt, egg, ground mixed spice, mix until well combined.
Pour in the both mugs and combine all the ingredients.
Let it rise for 1 hour. Add dried fruit in the dough.
Divide dough into 15 – 18 pieces. Roll them into balls.
Place in a baking form lined with parchment paper and cover with a kitchen towel.
Let rise for 1 hour. Make crosses with flour and water mixture.
Bake at 400° F for 15 minutes. Brush the buns with honey, make crosses with icing sugar.
Serve and enjoy!