Easter Spiced Bread Rolls

Reminiscent of Easter-time Hot Cross Buns, these are perfect at any time of the year. Light and airy, best eaten fresh ...warm from the oven is perfect, swathed in soft sweet butter.

Category:  Baking  - 


For 1 Batch(es)


  • 400 ml water
  • 1 tbs. olive oil
  • 300 g white bread flour
  • 300 g granary bread flour
  • 60 g brown sugar
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 1 pkt. easy blend yeast
  • 1 tsp. ground cinnamon
  • 1 tsp. mixed spice
  • 1/2 tsp. ground ginger
  • 100 g raisins
  • for brushing

Easter Spiced Bread Rolls Directions

  1. 1. Tip the ingredients in the order they appear into the bread machine (or according to your manufacturer's instructions). Activate the dough programme; or if you are preparing by hand, mix all the ingredients together, knead well until the dough is smooth then rise for an hour or until doubled in size.
  2. 2.Turn the dough onto a floured board and cut into 16 even sized pieces. Lightly knead and shape into rolls then place on a baking sheet lined with baking parchment. Leave to rise for 1 hour in a warm place.
  3. Preheat the oven to 200C.
  4. 3. Brush the tops with a little milk then bake for about 10 minutes or until they are a light golden colour and sound hollow when tapped.  Cool on a wire rack.