Monday, 26 March 2012

Hot Cross Buns from Bakestone Bread

Friday April 6th - Sunday April 8th 2012

Hot Cross Buns

Hot Cross Buns are the nation’s favourite sweet and spicy Easter treat, traditionally being eaten on Good Friday.

Bakestone prides itself on having one of the tastiest recipes around for these beautiful buns, using the best flour,sweet raisins and a blend of mildly aromatic spices.

You can enjoy them sliced with lashings of butter or try toasted and spread with syrup, fresh fruit and honey or strawberry jam for an extra special sweet delight.

What’s more, at only 99p RRP for a pack of four, they’re amazing value for parents looking to treat their little chicks this Easter!

Bakestone Hot Cross Buns are available from your local corner shop for £99p RRP per pack.
Hot Cross Bun Facts!

  • Hot Cross buns were traditionally eaten at breakfast time, hot from the oven. They were once sold by street vendors who sang a little song about them.
  • "Hot cross buns, Hot cross buns, One a penny, two a penny, Hot cross buns."
  • Hot cross buns baked on Good Friday were supposed to have magical powers. It is said that you could keep a hot cross bun which had been made on Good Friday for at least a year and itwouldn't go mouldy.
  • Hardened old hot cross buns are supposed to protect the house from fire
  • Sailors took hot cross buns to sea with them to prevent shipwreck.
  • A bun baked on Good Friday andleft to get hard could be grated up and put in some warm milk to stop an upset tummy. 
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