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Soft Plushy Chai Hot Cross Buns
  • The recipe calls for sourdough but an alternative using dry yeast has been provided as well.
  • Enjoy your hot cross buns warm and store them in a air tight container or zip lock bag if not consuming on the same day.
  • Soft Plushy Chai Hot Cross Buns
  • Makes 12 buns in a 9×13″ baking pan
  • subheading: Chai brew for the dough:
  • 20g Chaikra Soul Warming Chai
  • 240g boiling water
  • subheading: The dough:
  • 425g bread flour
  • 185g strained brewed Chaikra chai, cooled to body temp**
  • 30g milk powder
  • 1tbsp cinnamon powder (4.5g)
  • 50g light brown sugar
  • 1 large egg, room temp
  • 7g salt
  • 100g Sourdough starter* (dry yeast alternative below)
  • 1 tsp instant yeast
  • 50g unsalted butter room temp
  • 150g raisins, soak in water until softened
  • 150g dark chocolate chips, 70%
  • subheading: Egg wash:
  • 1 egg
  • 1tsp Milk (or water)
  • Small pinch of salt
  • subheading: Cross:
  • 60g ap flour
  • 10g sugar
  • Pinch salt
  • 50g water
  • 12g oil
  • ¼ tsp baking powder
  • subheading: Finishing Chai Glaze:
  • 100 sugar
  • 4g Chaikra Soul Warming Chai** (approximately ½ tsp)
  • 70g Hot water
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