Breakfast/Brunch, Seasonal, Sweet Treats, Yummy Recipes

Punch That Dough! : Hot Cross Buns

Here's the traditional Hot Cross Bun Recipe I made yesterday.  Apologies for my laziness on this one but I'm just going to link you to the instructions for this recipe.  It's a Taste.com.au recipe and you can find it here.  The photos are still helpful to see how yours should look throughout the stages but… Continue reading Punch That Dough! : Hot Cross Buns

Seasonal, Sweet Treats, Yummy Recipes

Because Kneading Dough is a Pain in the Behind : Easter Bun Cupcakes

I spent a large portion of today kneading dough for Hot Cross Buns.  It occurred to me half way through the second painful "waiting for the dough to rise"  period that very few people have this much time on their hands.  I'm very lucky to not need to work outside the home and if baking… Continue reading Because Kneading Dough is a Pain in the Behind : Easter Bun Cupcakes

Seasonal, Sweet Treats, Yummy Recipes

The Fatty in the Corner : Apricot Balls

I can't be the only Aussie who grew up treating the Apricot Balls on the platter a bit like the fatty in the corner.  After a long night of boozing with all the pretty, pretty rum balls having been whisked away one by one,  any self-respecting sweet tooth will start to eyeball the apricot balls… Continue reading The Fatty in the Corner : Apricot Balls