Nadiya's hot cross buns

Nadiya's hot cross buns

Nadiya's fruity hot cross buns have a surprise jam filling, a bit like a doughnut, complete with bright pink crosses!


For the dough

  • 300ml/10fl oz full-fat milk
  • 50g/1¾oz unsalted butter
  • 500g/1lb 2oz strong bread flour, plus extra for dusting
  • 75g/2¾oz caster sugar
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 7g fast-action dried yeast
  • 1 free-range egg, lightly beaten
  • oil, for greasing
  • 75g/2¾oz dried cranberries, roughly chopped
  • 50g/1¾oz dried blueberries, roughly chopped
  • 1 orange, zest only

For the berry crosses

For the filling and glaze

  • 300g/10½oz seedless berry jam (strawberry, raspberry or any berry jam)
  • 3 tbsp golden syrup, warmed