Easter Recipe: Hot Cross Buns

Hot cross buns are a popular treat at Easter time, and there are many different variations of them! Basically, hot cross buns are described as any sweet roll marked with a cut or icing cross.  Traditionally served on Good Friday, hot cross buns are usually made with some kind of yeast dough and dried fruit….

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Fluffy Orange Currant Muffins

If you know me, you know that I don’t like to waste food.  We plan our meals each week, buy what we need, and we use all of it.  Ok, I’ll admit to a few slices of stale bread getting tossed to the birds at the end of the week and other minor offenses like…

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Irish Soda Bread with Currants and Orange Zest

Now, I’m not too picky when it comes to bread.  Ok, I’m not too picky when it comes to carbs, period.  Irish soda bread, however, has its own special type of yummy.  Soda bread is a type of quickbread that uses a chemical reaction between buttermilk and baking soda in order to rise.  The buttermilk…

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The Best Banana Nut Bread

Confession: I am not a fan of bananas.  Despite that fact, there is nothing like a warm slice of banana nut bread on a cold, rainy winter’s day.  The sour cream in this one makes it incredibly moist.  I’ve tried a lot of banana bread recipes over the years, and this is a good one….

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Pumpkin Gingerbread

Pumpkin Gingerbread (from AllRecipes) I’m a pumpkin bread fan 4lyfe.  I’m a gingerbread fan 4eva.  So, when I came upon this recipe for Pumpkin Gingerbread, I knew it would be a hit.  One recipe will make 2 standard 9×5 loaves or 8 mini loaves. What You’ll Need: 3 cups sugar 1 cup vegetable oil 4…

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Homemade Cornbread

  EDIT 10/26/13:  Hey guys!  I posted an updated and even better version of this recipe recently, and you can find that one right here! Enjoy! Homemade Cornbread A couple of days ago I shared this photo on Twitter, and was immediately bombarded with requests to share the recipe! I wasn’t planning on blogging this,…

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31 Days of Halloween #15: Apple Cranberry Streusel Bread

We made this bread on Sinful Sunday after a beastly hike up Mt. Cammerer last week.  This recipe has “fall” written all over it, and would be perfect for any of the cool weather holidays, even Halloween.  Slice it up and arrange it on a festive tray next to your cauldron of cider or witch’s…

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