Bread Machine Hot Cross Bread

I really like hot cross buns which are of course an Easter tradition. Making buns is quite an effort though, so I developed this recipe – same taste, less trouble!

Bread Machine Hot Cross Bread
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Enjoy the taste of hot cross buns from your bread machine.
Recipe type: Breakfast
Cuisine: American
Serves: 12
  • ⅓ cup water
  • ⅔ cup milk
  • 3 tablespoons butter, melted
  • 2 eggs
  • ¼ cup sugar
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1¼ teaspoons cinnamon
  • ½ teaspoon nutmeg
  • ½ teaspoon allspice
  • 3 cups flour
  • 1 package bread maker yeast
  • ¾ cup mixed peel or raisins
  1. Add all ingredients, except fruit, to the bread maker pan in the order listed (or as directed in your bread maker instructions).
  2. Set bread maker to the regular setting and start. Add fruit when the beeper sounds to add remaining ingredients. You can use all peel (as I did here), all raisins, or a mixture of the two.


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