We will soon be entering the festivities of Easter and those who are unable to find these buns in their parts can now bake themselves a dozen or two. Warm, soft, comforting tastes of home, South Africa.
Sift all the dry ingredients together.
Add to the dry ingredients and mix until a soft dough forms.
Remove from the bowl and knead it until a soft dough is formed.
Place dough in a lightly greased bowl.
Cover and place in a warm spot for about 90 minutes or until doubled in size.
Knock the dough down, portion and form into small balls.
Place closely to each other in a greased baking sheet.
Cover and let it rise again for 30 minutes.
Once risen, brush with egg then pipe the cross over the tops.
Bake at 180C / 350F for 20-25 minutes. Remove from oven and brush with the glaze while warm.
Mix flour and water until a smooth paste is formed.
Citrus juice cooked with honey to a syrupy reduction then thickened with cornflour.