Hot Cross Buns - Low Fat Recipe

Looking for an easy Hot Cross Buns - low fat recipe? Learn how to make Hot Cross Buns - low fat using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by susanmagoon

Makes 8 servings



Fabulous - wonderful texture - you can double, but keep only one egg

Recipe Ingredients for Hot Cross Buns - low fat


Bun:
1 pkg yeast, dried
1/4 cup sugar, powdered
1/2 tsp cinnamon, dried
3/4 cups skim milk, warmed
2 cups all purpose flour
1/2 tsp salt
1/2 tsp allspice
2 tbsp canola oil
1 egg, beaten
1/2 cup raisins, golden

Paste for Crosses:
2 tbsp plain flour
2 tbsp water
1 tbsp sugar, powdered
1 tsp canola oil

Glaze:
1 tbsp water, hot
1 tbsp sugar, powdered
1/4 tsp allspice

Recipe Directions for Hot Cross Buns - low fat

  1. In Bowl, combine yeast with 1 T sugar and warmed skim milk. Stir until yeast and sugar are totally dissolved. Cover and stand in a warm place for 10 minutes, until bubbly.

  2. In another bowl, combine remaining sugar with flour, salt and spices. Massage in margarine, then include the yeast and milk mixture, egg and raisins. Mix well, cover the bowl and let mixture rise for 30 miutes in a warm place. Transfer to a floured surface and knead until smooth.

  3. Divide the dough into 8 pieces and knead pieces into round shapes. Place buns into a well-greased 8" square cake tin. Let rise in a warm place for 10 minutes.

  4. Paste for crosses: Mix flour water and sugar. Transfer to a plastic bag, cut the corner and make the crosses. Bake in oven for 15-20minuts at 410F.

  5. Glaze: mix all the ingredients ina small pan. Cover over a low heat until dissolved, or place in microwave for 30 seconds on high- stir well. Until the sugar has dissolved while buns are still hot, brush with glaze.

Categories

Breads, Easter

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 87.7g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
226
Calories from Fat
45
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
5.0g
8%
Saturated Fat
0.5g
3%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
24mg
8%
Sodium
166mg
7%
Potassium
153mg
4%
Total Carbohydrates
39.9g
13%
Dietary Fiber
1.5g
6%
Sugars
12.2g
Protein
5.5g
Vitamin A 1% Vitamin C 1%
Calcium 4% Iron 12%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
B+
  Good points
  • Low in saturated fat
  • High in selenium
  •   Bad points
  • High in sugar
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