cross bun

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Synonyms for cross bun

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

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To give the sense of the distinctive spicy flavours of the traditional bun, it contains Amaretto, Tio Pepe sherry, an egg white and a Hot Cross Bun syrup.
Being a devout atheist, I'm simply quite happy to go along with all this, if it means being able to split a lovely, soft hot cross bun, coax it into life under the grill, and slather it with soft butter .
A DAD has been hailed hero for saving a pensioner's life with the aid of a packet of hot cross buns.
BAKING chain Greggs has reported "good" Easter trading this year, boosted by new products and an increase in demand for its hot cross buns.
Every Easter, I'm the one who ensures we get our hot cross buns just right, adding the finishing cross on the top.
4 medium eggs; 175g/6oz caster sugar; 6 hot cross buns, sliced in half and buttered; 3 tbsp cognac; a handful of dried apricots; chopped zest of 1 orange; icing sugar
History: A HOT cross bun is a sweet, spiced bun made with currants or raisins and marked with a cross on the top, which is traditionally eaten on Good Friday.
While war wages in Iraq, the somewhat inconsequential fate of the traditional hot cross bun has stirred up town halls across the country , inc luding Liverpool's.
Except that it is given the imprint of a cross from a piece of wood, there is no difference in a hot cross bun from the ordinary penny bun on sale in the confectioners' shops at the present time.
The addition of an Easter simnel cake and a hot cross bun loaf helped it achieve "good Easter trading" this year.
Using the voucher below you can pick up a FREE hot cross bun in any BHS coffee lounge or restaurant from today until Sunday.
One of my very favourite Easter treats is the traditional hot cross bun.
Morrisons supermarket came second with 8/10 for their Eat Smart 50 per cent less fat Hot Cross Bun.
COMBINE two of Easter's greatest treats - chocolate and hot cross buns - by tucking into a chocolate hot cross bun from Sainsbury's.
We're still best friends, so it's nice to be able to share a hot cross bun with her today.