Sunday, 20 May 2012
Sift 500g Strong Plain Flour with a teaspoon of salt (I warm the flour in the microwave for 30 seconds. Tip a sachet of dried yeast (7g) into the middle of the flour. Warm 300ml of milk and add to the flour with the egg. Mix together to form a dough, knead for 10-15 minutes until soft and springy.
Put the dough into greased bowl and cover with clingfilm. Leave for an hour to rise.
Knock back and roll out into a rectangle. Brush with 25g of melted butter and sprinkle with 75g of soft brown sugar, a generous amount of cinnamon and 150g of sultanas or mixed fruit. Roll up into along sausage and cut into slices - about 3cm.
Place slices onto a lined baking tray and cover with a damp tea towel and leave for about 30 minutes.
Preheat oven to 190 degrees C or Gas Mark 5. Bake buns for 20-25 minutes.