Vegan Hot Cross Buns

Vegan Hot Cross Buns
Homemade Hot Cross Buns, the perfect addition for your Easter brunch!
Time: 1 Hour 30 minutes
2 cups cake flour
1/4 cup brown sugar
2 teaspoons of yeast
1/2 teaspoon of salt
Zest of 2 oranges
1/2 teaspoon of cinnamon
1/2 cup of raisins
Juice of 1 orange
1/4 cup of coconut oil melted
+- 1/2 cup of water slightly warm
1 tablespoon of apricot jam
3 tablespoons of flour
4 tablespoons of water
2 tablespoons of apricot jam
1 tablespoon of water



  1. In your mixing bowl, mix together all the dry ingredients.
  2. Add in the wet ingredients and mix until a dough forms.
  3. Knead the dough using your hands for about 5 minutes.
  4. Spray your baking dish.
  5. Divide the dough into 8-10 equal parts and roll into round balls.
  6. Place in your baking dish and cover. Put in a warm place to rise for 45 minutes.
  7. Mix together the ingredients for your crosses and place the mixture in your piping bag. Pipe crosses or whatever pattern you fancy onto your buns.
  8. Preheat your oven to 180. Once your balls have risen place in the oven to bake for 30 minutes.
  9. Once finished baking mix together the apricot jam and water and wipe the glaze on top of the hot cross buns.Enjoy!

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*Recipe and photos by Michaela Leach @health_alignment