appetizers

Easy Hot Cross Buns

Treat yourself to hot cross buns for breakfast with this simple recipe. Fill refrigerated biscuit dough with cinnamon sugar and raisins, then drizzle with easy homemade icing for a delectable treat — perfect for Easter brunch, picnics, or snacking!
10 min
PREP TIME
20 min
COOK TIME
226
CALORIES
7
INGREDIENTS
8
Servings

INGREDIENTS

  • 1 pkg (8 count) refrigerated sweet buns Substitution Available
    • refrigerated biscuits
  • 1 tsp (5 ml) Ground Cinnamon
  • 1 tsp (5 ml) packed brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup (125 ml) raisins divided
  • 1 egg lightly beaten
  • 5 tbsps (75 ml) icing sugar
  • 1 tsp (5 ml) water

Preparation

  • 1 Preheat oven to 350°F (180°C). Gently stretch biscuits into 4-inch (10-cm) circles. Mix cinnamon and brown sugar in small bowl. Sprinkle 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon mixture and 1 tablespoon raisins over half of each biscuit. Fold over plain biscuit half onto raisin half. Fold again, pinching edges to seal. Gently shape into a ball. Repeat with remaining biscuits. Place buns in lightly greased 9-inch (23-cm) cake pan, evenly spacing them apart. Brush bun tops with beaten egg.
  • 2 Bake 15 to 20 minutes or until golden brown. Remove buns onto cooling rack; cool completely.
  • 3 Mix icing sugar and water in small bowl. Spoon into small resealable plastic bag. Cut a small piece from one of the bottom corners of bag. Close bag tightly then pipe an X on top of each bun.

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