hot cross bun

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


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CAFE ROYAL HOT CROSS BUNS pounds 1.75 each, available from their delicatessen in Nelson Street, Newcastle, and from Brocksbushes Farm Shop, Corbridge, Northumberland, at pounds 2.25 for four.
Traditionally hot cross buns were only sold at Easter, and particularly on Good Friday and the fruity favourites with their white cross on the top were sold in the streets to the cry of "hot cross buns" back in the 19th century.
As other bakeries start producing their hot cross buns, I find myself sneaking in to compare their crosses with mine.'
ASDA hot cross buns are baked fresh daily and are ideal for a family teatime treat any day of the year.
We've all heard wine experts describe wines with notes of berries, oak and even tobacco, but rarely does a wine taste like the nation's favourite Easter treat, the hot cross bun.
Irresistible Sourdough Richly Fruited Hot Cross Buns PS1.25 FOR A 4-PACK, CO-OP has secured Good Housekeeping's taste test approval for its Irresistible Sourdough Richly Fruited Hot Cross Buns.
Taste The Difference Fruity Hot Cross Buns PS1.25 for 4, Sainsbury's into THESE ultra-fruity buns include Chilean jumbo raisins, fresh citrus and a secret blend of aromatic spice oils.
M&S hot cross buns are currently in store on a two for [pounds sterling]2.50 offer (except made without).
Double Choc & Sour Cherry Hot Cross Buns, PS1 for 4, Morrisons So wrong, so good.
In Tudor times, Queen Elizabeth I went as far as to ban the sale of hot cross buns unless it was Easter, Christmas or a burial was going on.
Cool water was also being offered by volunteers as hot cross buns those sweet buns with raisins and a marzipan cross on top also made for a popular Good Friday snack.