Easter Hot Cross Buns

Easter is not complete without the smell of moreish hot cross buns infused with mixed spice and laced with dried fruit.   Hot Cross Buns originated in the United Kingdom and are also eaten in Ireland, Australia and Canada.   In Australia, they make an appearance in supermarket bakeries weeks before Easter Good Friday.  Although they…

Raspberry and Strawberry Rossettes

Vibrant and delicious Rasberry compote delicately flavoured with a touch of citrus generously oozes around the bread swirls. Scrolls are nice, but these rosettes are unashamedly scrumptious. An exceptional tea-time accompaniment, the simple berry compote sweetens the rosette shaped bread and is a welcome sight.  Feel free to increase or decrease your compote. This is…

Cinammon and Cocoa Baker’s Swirl Bread

The smell of a yeast based bread and the sweet aroma of cinnamon baking in the oven is almost euphoric.  Similar to a cinnamon scroll,  this bread looks ever so professional braided and shimmering when it comes out of the oven. An exceptional tea-time accompaniment, Sweetened cinnamon and cocoa swirls are a welcome sight.  Feel free…