Tag: Easter


Hot Cross Buns

I always bake hot cross buns on Good Friday for my family. I love the warm, yeasty smell of the dough as it proves and the spicy sweetness of the buns fresh from the oven. My recipe is simple to make and well worth a little extra time. Hot Cross […]

Biscuits, Easter

1950s Easter Biscuits

When I was a child, a family friend – the sort of close friend that in the 1950s we children would call Auntie – always used to make Easter biscuits. These crisp, spicy, curranty and sugary biscuits are the taste of Easter for me – like mince pies are the […]