So I went straight for… I halved it and made 8. Growing up in Singapore meant that I hardly had the chance to go close to these buns. Check out this video of him teaching Mary how to make hot cross buns.

His recipe seemed rather uncomplicated and followed the usual pattern of mix, knead, first prove, knead, second prove, bake, and included all the good ol’ fashioned ingredients – none of these chocolate or caramel hot cross buns for me, a-thank you. Hot cross buns – Paul Hollywood’s recipe With Good Friday and Easter being a week away, I decided to start with my Easter baking with some hot cross buns. Paul Hollywood's hot cross buns recipe uses orange zest! This recipe will make 15 buns. If you have trouble with any of the steps in this recipe then Paul is here to help. It's orange season and there are many nice oranges in my fridge.

It's such a waste to eat just the fruit and discard the orange peel, so I decided to make use of it. Then I thought about hot cross buns. With Good Friday and Easter being a week away, I decided to start with my Easter baking with some hot cross buns. Hot cross buns – Paul Hollywood’s recipe.