Paul Hollywood showcased his delicious Belgian buns with sultanas and lemon curd for today’s technical challenge on The Great British Bake Off.
The ingredients for the dough are: 500g strong white flour, plus extra for dusting, 50g caster sugar, 7g salt, 7g fast-action yeast, 40g unsalted butter, softened, 120ml whole milk and 1 egg, beaten, to wash.
For the lemon curd: juice and finely grated zest of 1 large unwaxed lemon, 50g caster sugar, 25g unsalted butter, 1 large egg and 1 large egg yolk.
For the filling: 150g sultanas.
To decorate: 200g icing sugar, finely grated zest of 1 lemon and 6 glace cherries, halved.
See recipes by Paul in the book titled: A Baker’s Life: 100 fantastic recipes, from childhood bakes to five-star excellence, available from Amazon now.