April 29, 2011 - 4:58pm
Now you’ve made hot cross buns...
The dough for hot cross buns (which are really only spicy fruit buns with a cross on top) is the basis for any number of fruit breads - from Chelsea buns through to schiacciata con l'uva. Breads from Ireland, Sweden, Germany, etc.
So once you've made a batch of hot cross buns, you can go ahead and use the dough to make many other fruit breads which just require a different technique or method of shaping.
Here are a few of these breads:
Don't wait until next year to make a fruit dough - it's a year-round bread!