Bake Along: Chelsea Buns


It the final of The Great British Bake Off this week! Boo! Hiss! This week we've made Chelsea Buns at Ashley Thomas HQ. This recipe is soft, sticky and totally scrummy!
Super easy to make to try it at home yourself with the recipe below.

You'll Need...
500g Plain Flour
100g Caster Sugar
1 tsp yeast (easy bake)
280ml milk, tepid
1 tsp salt
100g butter
1 egg, medium

100g sultanas
50g currents
50g mixed peel
Large pinch of mixed spice

To Make...
Mix together the flour, 50g sugar, slat and yeast.
Rub in 75g butter
Whisk egg lightly into the milk and add to flour mixture.
Mix to form a soft dough.
Knead thoroughly for 10 minutes, shape into a ball.
Enclose in a greased plastic bag or covered bowl until risen to double in size.
Flatten with knuckles to distribute gases then knead again lightly.
Roll dough out to a rectangle 18ins x 12ins melt remaining 25g of butter and brush it over the dough.
Mix together dried fruits, peel remaining sugar and mixed spice and sprinkle over the top of the dough.
Roll up from longest side, cute into 16 slices and place close together on a greased baking tray.
Enclose in greased plastic bag and leave to rise for about 30mins.
Heat oven, bake buns until well risen and golden brown.
Cool on rack and separate when cold.

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