hot cross bun

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Synonyms for hot cross bun

moderately sweet raised roll containing spices and raisins and citron and decorated with a cross-shaped sugar glaze


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COMBINE two of Easter's greatest treats - chocolate and hot cross buns - by tucking into a chocolate hot cross bun from Sainsbury's.
In 1361, Father Thomas Rockcliffe began a tradition of giving hot cross buns to the poor on Good Friday.
In the meantime, readers can enjoy 25p off their next pack of Hot Cross Buns using the coupon opposite.
The new branding was launched on the 17th of March this year for Kingsmill Square, Soft White, Tasty Wholemeal, Whole and White, 7 Days Fresh, Rolls and Hot Cross Buns.
Liverpool's assistant director for media Matt Finne gan said: ``The Sunday Telegraph contacted us but ne ver asked if we had stopped school canteens selling hot cross buns.
6 hot cross buns 25g butter 100g of leftover Easter egg chocolate, broken into pieces Shhhhh don't bother making it - just buy 300ml of good-quality custard
In Liverpool a number of bakers contemplate baking hot cross buns.
I always baked hot cross buns on Good Friday and my mother said to keep one back as she'd heard if you made them on that day they wouldn't go mouldy," said Kathleen, who turned 76 yesterday.
Hot cross buns are eaten in many Christian countries, either warm or toasted, traditionally during the period leading up to Easter Sunday from the eve of Ash Wednesday, although the religious connotations are largely forgotten these days.
Hot cross buns, simnel cake, chocolate custard tarts and a lemon meringue nest are all on the menu.
A DAD has been hailed hero for saving a pensioner's life with the aid of a packet of hot cross buns.
com/@tastejournal Heston twist: Chef Heston Blumenthal has added a twist to hot cross buns on sale in Waitrose branches.
It had sold more than three million hot cross buns in the 18 weeks to May 7.
And, of course, there were also plenty of hot cross buns too - with bakers Mike Goddard, Gerhard Patzer and Pater Inger making a massive 12lb bun in 1976.
Every Easter, I'm the one who ensures we get our hot cross buns just right, adding the finishing cross on the top.