Lemon Cross Buns

You’ll Need:

# 12 oz. (350g) strong plain flour
# 3 oz. (75g) caster sugar
# 3 oz. (75g) butter
# 1 tsp. Salt
# half a teaspoon of cinnamon
# 2 eggs, beaten
# 1 tbsp. Lemon marmalade
# half a tsp. Ground cardamom
# quarter pint (150 ml.) milk, warmed
# 2 tsps. Dried yeast
# grated rind of 1 lemon

Procedures : # Pre-heat oven to 400F, Gas Mark 6, 204C
# Sieve the flour, spices, sugar and salt into a mixing bowl
# Rub in the butter and stir in the yeast and lemon rind
# Beat in the eggs and milk until and knead to form a soft dough
# Place in a greased bowl, cover and leave in a warm place until it has doubled in size.
# Knead again until smooth then divide into eight pieces
# Shape into rolls, cut a cross on the tops and place on a baking sheet
# Cover and leave until the rolls have doubled in size
# Brush with egg wash then place in the oven for 15-20 minutes by when they should be a golden brown in colour
# Warm the marmalade and brush over the tops of the rolls
# Serve while still war

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