Hot Cross Buns – Your Questions Answered

Hot cross buns are not difficult to make. And Easter wouldn’t be the same without them! Some people experience problems making them so I’ve attempted to answer some questions you may have. For example, “Why are my hot cross buns heavy?” or “Can hot cross buns be frozen?” Here is a step by step recipe that was given to me by my mother. I’m sure you’ll love it. In fact, the recipe I’m sharing with you is so delicious that we invariably eat the buns without butter – the soft, spicy and airy texture of the buns is just simply exquisite.

Hot Cross Buns with one bun buttered
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How To Make A Chocolate And Hazelnut Gateau

Chocolate and Hazelnut Gateau – this incredibly moist cake is the perfect choice for a chocoholic! The recipe used for the chocolate cake is a reliable favourite recipe. A beautiful chocolate ganache then drips down the sides over the crushed hazelnuts. Sprinkled on top of the gateau are chocolate flake pieces and whole hazelnuts.

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Enjoy Pancake Day With These Recipes & Offers

Pancake Day falls on 25th February this year. What better excuse is there to eat pancakes? Traditionally they were eaten on Shrove Tuesday as a way to use up eggs, flour and milk before embarking on Lent. Pancakes are therefore cheap to make. They are also easy to create. Read on for some delicious recipes and special offers to save you money.

Blackberry & Raspberry Pancakes on a plate
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