Hot Cross Buns: Redux

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This time last year* I published my original recipe for hot cross buns, which, in an unorthodox and controversial move, excluded mixed peel. I think my exact words were that peel is ‘a scourge upon the earth’, to get Biblical about it. I have heard many times from a vocal, zealous minority that that some people actually like mixed peel and would willingly choose to ingest it. So, since I am a people-pleaser open-minded type of person, I have deigned to accommodate this faction of Easter bun-eaters with a half-arsed compromise. Simply adding mixed peel to the original recipe is of course not an option because that would be complete sacrilege and I will NOT turn the other cheek. read more…

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