Bread Machine Hot Cross Bread

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I really like hot cross buns which are of course an Easter tradition. Making buns is quite an effort though, so I developed this recipe – same taste, less trouble!

Bread Machine Hot Cross Bread

Joan Donogh
Enjoy the taste of hot cross buns from your bread machine.
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 2 hours
Total Time 2 hours 10 minutes
Course Breakfast
Cuisine American
Servings 12


  • 1/3 cup water
  • 2/3 cup milk
  • 3 tablespoons butter melted
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 1/4 teaspoons cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 1/2 teaspoon allspice
  • 3 cups flour
  • 1 package bread maker yeast
  • 3/4 cup mixed peel or raisins


  • Add all ingredients, except fruit, to the bread maker pan in the order listed (or as directed in your bread maker instructions).
  • Set bread maker to the regular setting and start. Add fruit when the beeper sounds to add remaining ingredients. You can use all peel (as I did here), all raisins, or a mixture of the two.



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