Sunday Recipe: Hot Cross Buns

Ok, so it’s not Easter yet, but I couldn’t resist making an early batch of Hot Cross Buns today. Besides the chocolate at Easter time, hot cross buns have to be my favourite thing about this time of year.
Can’t we have them all year around?

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Lindt Christmas Cake

I’ve never been a huge fan of christmas cake, I guess mixed fruit has never really rung my bells. That is, until one year my mum found a new twist on her annual Christmas cake: Lindt chocolate. That little bit of dark chocolate (and maybe that little bit of chocolate liqueur) seems to transform the texture and deliver a rich moist taste.

Despite Christmas being two months away, we have been advised by the master of this recipe that it’s best to make the cakes a few months in advance to develop a richer fruity taste.

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What weekends are for

I did something a little different this morning. I slept in, made a coffee and baked a cake. No breakfast yet, but brunch instead. I love the weekend and having no plans, makes me a very happy lady.

Here’s the recipe for this yummy Pistachio Pound Cake. Enjoy and happy weekend friends!

Recipe from Leites Culinaria


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