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!