Triple chocolate hot cross buns

Total time: 2hr 40m
Preparation Time: 20m

For 16 piece

Nutritional Information

Contains 259 Kcal, 10g Protein, 37g Carbohydrates, 8g Fat


  • Dough
  • 450 g white flour
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 50 g sugar
  • 1 parcel dry yeast (approx. 7 g)
  • 50 g butter, soft, cut into pieces
  • 200 ml full-cream milk
  • 1 eggs, beaten
  • 0.5 dl water
  • 150 g chocolate, e.g. white, dark or milk chocolate chunks
  • To shape
  • 2 tbsp white flour
  • 2 tbsp water
  • To bake
  • 2 tbsp honey

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  • Dough

    In a bowl, mix the flour with all the other ingredients up to and including the yeast. Add the butter, milk, water and egg. Using the dough hook on a food processor, knead for approx. 10 mins. on a low setting to form a soft, smooth dough. Knead the chocolate chunks into the dough. Cover and leave to rise at room temperature for approx. 1 1/2 hrs. until doubled in size.
  • To shape

    Divide the dough into 16 portions, shape into balls. Arrange the dough balls in a square on a tray lined with baking paper. Cover and leave to rise for approx. 30 mins. Combine the flour and water to form a paste, transfer to a disposable piping bag. Cut off the tip, pipe crosses onto the buns.
  • To bake

    Approx. 20 mins. in the lower half of an oven preheated to 190°C. Remove from the oven, glaze the hot buns with honey, leave to cool on a cooling rack.

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