Category Archives: Breads

Mardi Gras…Fat Tuesday…and, yes, a King Cake

When I think of Mardi Gras…what comes to mind is…Fat Tuesday…. King Cake …baby in a cake…carnivals. Fat Tuesday precedes Ash Wednesday. It’s a time to celebrate prior to the fasting season of Lent. A bit of history of King … Continue reading

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Hot Cross Buns ~ A Tradition on Good Friday

HOT CROSS BUNS For some, it is tradition to eat Hot Cross Buns on Good Friday. (3/29/13) The icing placed on the buns in a cross pattern is symbolic of the Crucifixion. I’d seen recipes for the topping using either … Continue reading

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