Laden with fragrance as spring winds, these hot cross buns made from a spicy sweet yeast dough and filled with the traditional currants. Other popular fruits are citron, raisins, and chopped candied fruit or peel. This sweet yeast dough is successful as a refrigerator dough and may be made a day or two before it is to be used, thus saving last minute flurries of preparation. Make yourself this treat as Easter is just around the corner.
The Times of 1950s
In the 1950’s, more than 90% of those living in the USA identified themselves as Christian, so a 1950s Easter was a big deal everywhere you looked. We have gone out our to give you a closer idea of what Easter was like back than. Jan Mayer who experienced the delights of Easter back then has shared thoughts.
It’s a freezing day outside as we all sit here and wait for Spring to arrive! Having that slate grey morning that makes it feel as though someone has put a dimmer switch on the sun and turned the knob way, way down. Sometimes on days like this, we find energy comes to us in spades, and we work like mad cleaners!