Tag: mixed peel


Sultana Bread

I was recently told about Guernsey Gache, which is a yeast based bake, with sultanas and chopped mixed peel.  I looked at a few recipes for that and decided that the resultant bake would be denser than I like for a bread bake.  So I decided that I would make a sultana bread using the […]

Bread, Easter Baking

Traditional Hot Cross Buns

As promised a few days ago, I have now made some more traditional Hot Cross Buns.  These lovely Easter Treats, eaten by my family on Good Friday morning, are simply fantastic.  With some gentle spices and dried fruit, what can be nicer for ‘elevenses’.   I used a recipe from the delightful Delia, surely a […]


Hot Cross Buns (Version 1)

So as Easter approaches it is time to try some Hot Cross Buns. They are such a lovely treat to eat on Good Friday morning.  Investigating the various recipes that I found it seems that everyone has a slightly different interpretation of what the ingredients should, or might, be.   I have chosen two different […]