Category: Easter

Hot Cross Scones

These Hot Cross Scones are a speedy alternative to baking the real thing, yet they have all the familiar spice and flavours you want from a Hot Cross Bun. Heady with spices and studded with sultanas, these scones simply need a generous spread of butter....

Hot Cross Bun Crown

Hot Cross Bun Crown This fruited bread crown will make a gorgeous breakfast centrepiece this Easter, fill it with chocolate eggs or maybe even a jar of Nutella! Soft, lightly spiced bread, full of juicy fruit that tastes amazing generously spread with butter. I bloomin’...

Semlor: Swedish Almond Cream Buns

Semlor: Swedish Almond Cream Buns These fresh cream buns have a hidden filling of almond paste and are delicately flavoured with cardamom while the fresh cream topping is luscious and inviting. You have to give these Semlor buns a go! Now usually when I share...

Simnel Cupcakes make a Happy Easter!

Easter is so early this year, it’s going to be a white one! I don’t think I ever remember a snowy easter. Oh well, here are some tasty Simnel Cupcakes to cheer us up on the inside. Having watched Mary Berry bake an awesome Simnel...

Hot Cross Buns

*I’ve revised this recipe to make it even easier, I’ve tested it a couple of times and it is absolutely just as good. Thank you Paul Hollywood, the hero of bread making, you have dispelled those yeasty myths!* I love this time of year, Easter...

Lightly Spiced and Fruity French Toast

This is the breakfast I dream of. Soft, fruited bread soaked in an eggy batter lightly fragranced with mixed spice, vanilla and freshly grated nutmeg, fried in butter, dusted in icing sugar and then drenched in luscious maple syrup. Served warm this makes a perfect...

Oaty Easter Cookies

I baked these cookies in my little oven camped on the beach, on the silver sands of Morar. We had arrived back on the mainland by ferry from the Isle of Skye and had found a campsite for the night a few miles south of Mallaig. The...

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