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Elaine Lemm

Now is the Time for Hot Cross Buns - My Easy Recipe

By April 18, 2014

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Today, Good Friday, is the day to eat Hot Cross Buns.

The buns are marked with a cross and were originally eaten by the Saxons to honour their goddess Eostre - it is thought the bun represented the moon and the cross the moon's quarters. To Christians, the cross symbolizes the crucifixion.

This recipe is a quicker, lighter - and somewhat easier - recipe than my traditional one, both are delicious, just depends on how much time you have.

QUICK TIP: Make a large batch and after baking keep some back to eat warm with lots of butter and freeze the rest.

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February 15, 2013 at 6:59 am
(1) britishfood says:

Am certainly going to give these a try this weekend. I like hot cross buns but have never made them.

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