Just In Time For The Bunny, Easter Cookies and Hot Cross Buns!

Hot cross buns! Hot cross buns! One a penny, two a penny, Hot cross buns! If you have no daughters, Give them to your sons. One a penny, Two a penny, Hot Cross Buns.*

A Good Friday tradition, our Hot Cross Buns have become a local favorite. These slightly sweet buns feature a rich velvety crumb, currants and trademark glaze topping. Warm or toast and serve with breakfast, brunch or afternoon tea. Find our legendary Hot Cross Buns from March 21-April 17 at our cafes and most grocery stores that carry our breads.

Look what the Easter Bunny requested this year! Easter egg sugar cookies with yellow frosting topped with sugar and pink frosted cookies with yellow frosting polka dots. Wrap them up cute and give as Easter gifts, serve for dessert or save them all for yourself. These tasty treats are available March 16 – April 6 in our cafes and select grocery stores.

Has your family passed down any superstitions about hot crossed buns? We hear hanging a hot crossed bun in your kitchen on Good Friday will ensure your bread won’t mold and will turn out perfect all year long.**

*The Oxford Dictionary of Nursery Rhymes (Oxford University Press, 1951, 2nd edn., 1997), p. 197.

**Recipewise.co.uk – The History Of The Hot Cross Bun page.1