Simnel Loaf Cake – For Easter is a rich fruit cake, with lots of marzipan too. Traditionally in the UK this moist and delicious cake is served on Easter Sunday.
Recipes for Easter
Hot Cross Muffins – For Easter are a very simple alternative to the yeasted Hot Cross Buns. The same fruity and spicy flavours, with a lovely muffin texture.
Italian Style Easter Bread is a lovely enriched dough, filled with fruits and topped with some almonds and pearl sugar. A simple version of Colomba Pasquale.
Hot Cross Buns – For Easter are fruity spiced buns that are traditionally eaten on Good Friday. But they are great at any time, particularly at breakfast time.
Spiced Easter Cookies are very quick and easy to make. With mixed spice and cinnamon, and some currants they really are good. Perfect for a light Easter snack
Hiker Bars – For Easter, deliciously fruity bars with a great chew. With a hint of the flavours of Hot Cross Buns. Snack on them as you take a walk at Easter.
A lovely crunchy biscuit alternative to Hot Cross Buns. Spiced and fruited like those buns, full of flavour and great with tea. As Easter approaches I was thinking about Hot Cross Buns. I love them and have recipes and videos online for making the traditional ones. Of course these days, in the supermarkets, you can […]
I bought some bread in my local supermarket the other day, it was called Cranberry, Raisin & Cashew Bloomer. Bloomer being the shape of the loaf. The bread was really very delicious and I ended up eating rather too much of it, buttered, with cup after cup of tea. Having thought about it I decided […]
Hot Cross Buns are a traditional Easter bun, eaten on Good Friday in the UK. In fact they can be eaten at any time, but Good Friday is the tradition. These days the shop bought versions are available for months in advance of Easter. They also come in many different combinations of flavours. Personally I […]
As I was thinking about what I could bake my thoughts turned to Easter. So I decided that, having made Hot Cross Buns on the blog and in videos I would need to do something a little different. So I took to researching on the internet what I might make. I came up with a […]