Spelt Flour Hot Cross Buns
Written By Go Vita
vegan | refined sugar-free | makes 8 buns
PREP TIME 1.5 hours SERVES 8 COOK TIME 20-25 minutes DIFFICULTY Medium
2 cups Organic Road Wholemeal Spelt Flour
½ cup almond milk
1 chia egg*
¼ cup Organic Road coconut oil
¼ cup Organic Road coconut sugar
1 tsp instant dried yeast
2 tsp Organic Road Cinnamon
1 tsp mixed spice
½ tsp Natural Road Himalayan salt
2 tsp orange zest
¼ cup sultanas
¼ cup dried cranberries
Preheat oven to 180°C
Mix together flour, yeast, sugar, salt and spices in a large bowl. Make well in centre.
Add milk, coconut oil and orange zest to small pan, heat for a few minutes till mixture is warm.
Add wet ingredients and chia egg to well in dry ingredients. Mix until a dough is formed.
Knead dough on floured service for 5 minutes. Then return to bowl, cover with a tea towel and leave to rise in a warm place for around 1 hour.
Divide dough into 8 equal sized pieces. Shape into a smooth ball then arrange them on a baking sheet. Bake for 20-25 minutes.
Brush with warmed maple syrup for a lovely shine and use melted chocolate to make crosses.