Traditional Hot Cross Buns Recipe and How to for Easter or Anytime

Learn how to make traditional hot cross buns with this great recipe and how to guide. You’ll find that the recipe isn’t difficult to make but it is time consuming when it comes to the prep. However once you make it you’ll be so glad you did and so will your family and friends.

Background Info on Hot Cross Buns

A hot cross bun is a spiced sweet bun made with currants or raisins, marked with a cross on the top and traditionally eaten on Good Friday.

The buns mark the end of Lent and different parts of the hot cross bun have a certain meaning, including the cross representing the crucifixion of Jesus, and the spices inside signifying the spices used to embalm him at his burial.