Calorie conscious chelsea buns - recipe

Calorie conscious chelsea buns

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  1. 1

    Sift the flour and salt into a large bowl make a well in the middle and stir in the yeast.

    For this step you'll need:

    • 500g Strong white bread flour
    • 1tsp Salt
    • 1 Easy bake yeast sachet (7g)
  2. 2

    Warm the milk and butter in a small pan until the butter melts and the mixture is lukewarm. Do not overheat the milk.

    For this step you'll need:

    • 300ml Milk
    • 40g Butter (unsalted) melted
  3. 3

    Add the milk mixture to the flour, add the egg and stir until the mixture becomes a dough.

    For this step you'll need:

    • 1 Egg(s) (free range)
  4. 4

    Tip onto a lightly floured work surface. Knead for five minutes or until the dough is smooth and elastic and does not feel sticky.

  5. 5

    Lightly oil a large bowl. Place the dough into the bowl and turn until it is covered in the oil. Cover the bowl with cling film and prove in a warm place for one hour, or until the dough has doubled in size.

  6. 6

    Lightly grease a baking tray. Knock the dough back and turn out onto a lightly floured work surface. Roll the dough out into a rectangle 0.5cm thick. Brush all over with the melted butter, then sprinkle over the sugar, mixed spice and dried fruit.

    For this step you'll need:

    • 25g Butter (unsalted) melted
    • 2 tbsp Half Spoon granulated sugar
    • 2tsp Mixed spice
    • 100g Dried mixed fruits
  7. 7

    Preheat the oven to 190°C (fan 170°C, gas mark 5). Roll the dough up into a tight cylinder, and cut ten 4cm slices and place on the baking sheet, leaving a little space between each slice. Cover with a tea towel and set aside to rise for 30 minutes.

  8. 8

    Bake the buns in the oven for 20-25 minutes, or until risen and golden-brown. Meanwhile, heat the milk and sugar in a saucepan until boiling. Reduce the heat and simmer for 2-3 minutes.

    For this step you'll need:

    • 2 tbsp Milk
    • 1tsp Half Spoon granulated sugar
  9. 9

    Remove the buns from the oven and brush with the glaze, then set aside to cool on a wire rack. Eat warm or within a day of baking.

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