Monday, March 19, 2007
Another facet of Easter - this is very very yummy. Take a look below to know more.

Easter hot cross buns recipe is not just a yummy dish that is served on Easter festivity, but the cross-pastry icing that is done on the bun, reminds us of the cross on which Jesus was crucified. Eating hot cross buns is a tradition that is passed over from one generation to another. From the Pagan times, it has been a custom to eat Easter symbol, hot cross buns at the breakfast time on Good Friday. And since then, this tradition has become a major part of Easter celebration.

One can relish the different flavors of hot cross buns that are added on in different proportions to make a perfect combo of sweet, spicy and fruity taste. These hot cross buns are baked at home in the oven and served hot. That is why they are called hot cross buns. These buns sell like hot cakes during Easter springtime, fetching a good business to the bakery shops.

Everything has some or the other superstition related to it. So is the case with hot cross buns too. People have a belief that hot cross buns protect us from evil spirits and have a magical power of curing. This explains the reason why in ancient times, people used to hang these buns on the kitchen ceilings. This Easter, enjoy the delicious recipe of hot cross buns and don't forget to serve it hot.

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posted by Dave Richards at Monday, March 19, 2007 ¤ Permalink ¤


  • At March 19, 2007 at 8:13 AM, Blogger StampingontheLakefront

    Your blog put a smile on my face. I love the music! Although I had to make sure everyone was awake at home. LOL Your layout is quite very colorful and inspiring. Thanks for sharing.