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hot cross buns

Three different ways to get your delicious hot cross bun flavour


Hot Cross Buns. The aroma of a traditional hot cross bun is something which is easy to recognise and instantly makes you think of Easter. When I was growing up, I remember my best friends Mum making Hot Cross Buns and we would wait patiently for the fruity spiced buns to be ready. Of course, I always wondered why she…

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sliced bread on a navy plate

Use yer loaf and make this delicious simple bread


Oat Loaf I’m having a bit of a giggle to myself as I write this as my late Dad always used to say ‘use yer loaf’! Maybe it was because anything that needed fixing or building came so easily to him; or maybe I was just a bit slow responding to his requests of “butt the 2-by-2 up to the…

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naan bread

Naan Bread


I am a bread fiend! I love bread! Any type of bread! White bread, granary bread, thick bread, thin bread, toasted bread, crispy bread and naan bread. I created this recipe a while ago, and thought I would share it today – rather than not share a recipe at all! I have been busy and I almost… I said ‘almost’…

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4 different ways with the flavour of hot cross buns


4 different ways with the flavour of hot cross buns Hot Cross Bun choices these days have gone crazy! I have seen salted caramel, toffee fudge, earl grey & lemon, chocolate chip, triple berry, Bramley apple, blueberry, orange & cranberry and many more variations! You can also get savoury hot cross buns (please explain this to me!) in the form…

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English Muffins


English Muffins Wow! Straight from the oven these muffins have got to be one of the best things I have ever made! OMGosh! Totally amazing! 😀 You should must make these! Like right now! The Muffin Recipe This recipe uses straightforward ingredients, similar to breadmaking. Plain flour, yeast, sugar, salt, butter and milk. Obviously if you are vegan you can…

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Fluffy Cornmeal Savoury Muffins


Fluffy Cornmeal Savoury Muffins You know when you crave some carbs but think you should be healthy and not stuff yourself with white bread? Well, enter the fluffy cornmeal savoury muffins! Oh, don’t get me wrong, there is nothing wrong with white bread but sometimes you just need something a bit ‘more!’ The Muffin recipe We wanted to make something…

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4 long crusty bread loaves laying stacked on a baking tray

Crusty Bread


Fresh bread! The smell. The taste. The crunchy exterior followed by the soft fluffy inside. This bread is good great! 😀 I would describe this bread as a cross between a baguette and a ciabatta… perfect for making into sandwiches (cheese & pickle anyone?) or just tearing bits off and popping them in your mouth! This bread will disappear really…

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Cooked hot cross buns on a wire rack.

Hot Cross Buns


Hot Cross Buns Good Friday is traditionally the day when Hot Cross Buns are eaten… that’s not to say you can’t eat (or make) them at other times! Hot cross Buns are one of those things that are great to keep in the freezer for when you have hungry teenagers asking ‘what’s for snack?’! 😛 I’m actually eating one now…

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