This recipe will make 8 buns
First you will need to know how to make bun dough
Ingredients you will need
- Flour (strong 200g
- yeast 5g
- milk and water 60ml (aprox).
- medium egg 1
- butter or margarine 50g
- caster sugar 25g
- currants 25g
- sultanas 25g
- chopped peal 25g
Step 1-Sieve the flour into a bowl and warm.
Step 2-Cream the yeast in a basin with a little of the liquid
Step 3-Make a well in the centre of the flour
Step 4-Add the dispersed yeast, sprinkle with a little flour, cover with a cloth, leave in a warm place until the yeast ferments (bubbles).
Step 5-Add the beaten egg, butter or margarine, sugar and reminder of the liquid. Knead well to form a soft dough ,slack dough, knead until smooth and free from stickiness.
Step 6- Keep covered and allow to prove in a warm place. Use as required.
Step 7-To make the Chelsea buns take the bun dough and roll it out into a large square.
Step 8-Brush with melted margarine or butter.
Step 9-Sprinkle liberally with caster sugar.
Step 10- Sprinkle with 25g currants, 25g sultanas and 25g chopped peel.
Step 11- Roll up like a Swiss roll , brush with melted margarine or butter.
Step 12-Cut into slices across the roll 3 cm wide.
Step 13-Place on a greased baking tray with deep sides.
Step 14- Cover and allow to prove. Complete as for fruit buns.