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.
|Wholemeal Flour (organic)||100 grams||3.53 oz||20.00%|
|Plain Flour (organic)||400 grams||14.12 oz||80.00%|
|1 Orange||175 grams||6.18 oz||35.00%|
|Sugar||50 grams||1.77 oz||10.00%|
|Butter||50 grams||1.77 oz||10.00%|
|Sultanas||125 grams||4.41 oz||25.00%|
|1tsp Salt||5 grams||0.18 oz||1.00%|
|Milk||200 ml||7 fl oz||40.00%|
|1tsp spices (cinnamon, clove, pimento, star anise etc)||5 grams||0.18 oz||1.00%|
|Starter||150 grams||5.3 oz||30.00%|
Total Flour Weight: 500 grams
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. This recipe was originally in grams and has been converted to other measures.
- 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.