Mulled wine-spiced roll with brandy icing

These spiced, boozy Christmas buns are the perfect mid-morning or mid-afternoon festive treat.

Equipment and preparation: For this recipe, you will need a free-standing food mixer fitted with a dough hook and a round 23cm/9in spring form tin.

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For the mulled spice mixture

For the mulled spiced roll

  • 20g/¾oz dried fast-action yeast
  • 625g/1lb 7oz strong white bread flour, plus extra for dusting
  • 75g/2¾oz caster sugar
  • pinch sea salt
  • 500g/1lb 2oz chilled butter, sliced into 1cm/½in-thick rectangles, plus extra for greasing
  • 2 free-range egg yolks, lightly beaten

For the filling

For the brandy icing