Chocolate cherry buns recipe The Hairy Bikers Comfort Food

Chocolate and cherry buns on The Hairy Bikers Comfort Food are a real treat at anytime of the day.

The ingredients for the dough are: 250ml milk, 75g butter, plus extra for greasing, 500g strong white bread flour, 1 tsp mixed spice (optional), 7g instant yeast, 75g soft light brown sugar, pinch salt, 1 free-range egg and dash oil, for greasing your hands and the work surface.

For the filling: 100g butter, softened, 50ml maple syrup, 25g dark soft brown sugar, 1 tsp ground cinnamon, 1 tsp ground mixed spice, pinch salt, 100g glacé cherries, halved and 100g chocolate chips.

To bake: 1 free-range egg and 2 tbsp demerara sugar.