Hot Cross Buns


½ cup whole milk

2 cinnamon sticks

4 green cardamom pods

1 star anise

teaspoons active dry yeast

1 tablespoon honey

2⅓ cups all-purpose flour

½ teaspoon ground cinnamon

1 tablespoon lemon zest

1 tablespoon orange zest

¼ cup sugar

6 tablespoons unsalted butter

1 large egg

1 egg yolk

1 teaspoon salt

1 teaspoon vanilla extract

nonstick cooking spray

¼ cup dried currants

¼ cup golden raisins

1 large egg, lightly beaten

½ cup powdered sugar

1 teaspoon vanilla extract

teaspoons water

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