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How to make chelsea buns

Hi everybody today I will be telling you how to make Chelsea buns. There's nothing better than a warm, Sticky bun fresh from the oven, These Chelsea buns are topped with a sugar syrup to make these buns even more tasty.

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.


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