This is an adaptation of a Spiced Orange Hot Cross Bun I used to do as a yeasted bun. This recipe turned out beautifully soft, spicy and sweet. I'm not used to the sourdough recipe writing that I've been reading on this forum, so I'm putting the recipe up as I did it, but without percentages etc.
|Ingredient||Weight||US Volume||Bakers Percentage|
|Wholemeal Flour (organic)||100 g||3.53 oz||0.78 cups||20.00%|
|Plain Flour (organic)||400 g||14.11 oz||3.14 cups||80.00%|
|1 Orange||175 g||6.17 oz||0.77 cups||35.00%|
|Sugar||50 g||1.76 oz||4 tbspns||10.00%|
|Butter||50 g||1.76 oz||3.52 tbspns||10.00%|
|Sultanas||125 g||4.41 oz||0.55 cups||25.00%|
|1tsp Salt||5 g||0.18 oz||0.32 tbspns||1.00%|
|Milk||200 g||7.05 oz||0.88 cups||40.00%|
|1tsp spices (cinnamon, clove, pimento, star anise etc)||5 g||0.18 oz||0.32 tbspns||1.00%|
|Starter||150 g||5.29 oz||1.18 cups||30.00%|
Total Weight: 1260 grams / 44.45 ounces
Total Flour Weight: 500 grams / 17.64 ounces
Bakers percentages are relative to flour weight (flour equals 100%) and every other ingredient is a percentage of this. Flour from the Starter is not counted. Note: This recipe was uploaded in grams and has been automatically converted to other measures, let us know  of any corrections.
- Blend up the orange and warm milk til smoothish
- Mix the flours, sugar, sultanas and salt in mixer bowl
- Add orange/milk mix, starter and butter
- First prove as required
- Shape & second prove
- Bake 230C for 15mins, then down to 180C for 30 mins.