Tuesday, April 19, 2011

Recipes for Easter Sunday

My grandmother ALWAYS had a plate of these homemade beauties on the Easter dinner table when I was just a youngun growing up here in the heartland.  It was something you could count on ... like paying taxes, like mercurochrome on a scratch, like mosquito bites in the summer ... a constant.  And unlike mosquito bites, it was something I really looked forward to every easter.  That and my mother's coconut cake in the shape of a lamb, which some years was held together with toothpicks so the head didn't fall off - thus the beginning of my need for therapy at a young age.  But that's another story for another time. 

If you want a really good version of this recipe, the Pioneer Woman (Ree Drummond) has a fabulous step by step version of it here:  http://thepioneerwoman.com/cooking/2010/04/hot-cross-buns/

So go forth and make hot cross buns!  Your family will LOVE THEM!!


Gloria said...

I think I remember the buns but I certainly do remember the lamb cake. In fact I purchased a lamb cake pan at a garage sale a year or two ago. It's "just for the memories" because I'm not one for making the broiled frosting :)

Ginny said...

yummm...i cheated an brought mine..and ate too many...lol..have a happy easter and thanks for dropping by my blog :0)