Bread

Recipes for yeasted baking, breads, rolls, buns, brioche and yeasted pastries

Bread, Cakes

Hot Cross Scones – For Easter

A great alternative, at Easter these Hot Cross Scones have that tradional Easter flavour but with the wonderful scone texture, associated with so many afternoon teas.  Having made the traditional Hot Cross Buns for both my blog and my Youtube channel in previous years I decided to try something a little different for this year. […]

Bread, Cakes

Cornish Saffron Buns

Saffron flavoured bun, originating in Cornwall.  They are perfect toasted and buttered, or just filled with cream.  Cornish Saffron Buns are a traditional bun in the county of Cornwall in England.  They were often served to children in church. They were also served at celebrations and anniversaries.  They are similar to buns which are very […]

Bread, Cakes

Soft Cream Buns – Maritozzi con la Panna

Italians are great foodies. Maritozzi Con la Panna, soft cream buns, are a favourite with them and deservedly so.  They are delicious.  I do love a soft, slightly sweetened bun, made with an enriched dough.  In the past I have made iced buns and have a recipe on the blog for them.  Today I decided […]

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Braided Italian Bread – Plaited Bread

Bread can be very relaxing to make and bake.  This braided Italian loaf, covered with sesame seeds delivers a great texture and lovely flavour to savour after a relaxing day baking.  For a very tasty bread I don’t think you can go far wrong if some sesame seeds are sprinkled over the crust.  So for […]

Bread

Easy Cheese & Herb Focaccia

Focaccia, that lovely olive oil enriched bread is always so tasty.  Covered with a mix of herbs and and parmesan with cheese in the dough too this one is extra special.  Such a great loaf for dipping and as an accompaniment to dinner. I do love focaccia and usually make a large one, with rosemary, […]

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English Muffin Toasting Bread

English Muffins are great for breakfast, so imagine a loaf of bread for toasting, made to have the same texture and flavour.  This is such a great toasting loaf I sometimes wish breakfast would never end.  Having recently made some English Muffins, which were very good indeed, I had an idea for a bread that […]

Bread, Cakes

Chelsea Buns

Chelsea Buns, a sweet yeasted dough stuffed full of dried fruits and then drizzled with icing too.  That all makes for a delicious bun, sweet and sticky and so very tasty.  I made Chelsea Buns about 6 years ago, when I was just starting out on my blog.  Today I decided to make them again, […]

Bread, Christmas

Norwegian Christmas Bread

 It was suggested to me that Norwegian Christmas Bread, known as Jukekake or Julekage would be a great addition to my Christmas baking.  So I checked out a few recipes and read up a little on the bread. It is very similar to some other Christmas breads, such as Panettone from Italy, and several other […]