Watch: This Easter you need to add chocolate to your hot cross buns
It’s not quite time to crack open the chocolate eggs – but Easter weekend provides treats of its own, with Simnel cake, featuring 11 balls of icing to represent the Apostles (minus Judas, naturally), and that all-time baked-goods icon, the fragrant hot cross bun.
This traditional cake is a lovely treat to have on hand over Easter week. You can swap half the sultanas for currants if you prefer – sultanas make for a softer texture.
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