Breakfast/Brunch, Seasonal, Sweet Treats, Yummy Recipes

Punch That Dough! : Hot Cross Buns

Here's the traditional Hot Cross Bun Recipe I made yesterday. This was originally a Taste.com.au recipe that they have since removed from their website. The only changes I made: I omitted the floury crosses added before baking (I find them tough and tasteless) and replaced them with either no crosses or the icing crosses after… Continue reading Punch That Dough! : Hot Cross Buns

Seasonal, Sweet Treats, Yummy Recipes

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

{ Updated version from 2019 with Gluten and Dairy Free Options can be found here } 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… Continue reading Easter Bun Cupcakes: Because Kneading Dough is a Pain in the Behind

Healthy Snacks, Sweet Treats, Yummy Recipes

Feeling a Bit Seedy This Morning: Slightly Healthier FlapJacks

Flapjacks aren't the healthiest of treats with their high sugar content, but at least this recipe will leave you feeling like the wholesome ingredients (oats, pumpkin seeds, sunflower seeds and dried fruit) equal out the less than ideal ingredients (sugar and butter).  Plus I think a little something extra inside and on top your flapjacks… Continue reading Feeling a Bit Seedy This Morning: Slightly Healthier FlapJacks