It’s spring! Let’s bake hot cross muffins, flourless chocolate cake, blueberry scones | Gwinnett Daily Post Food and Recipes

Springtime means it’s time to clean out the closets. As sweaters hibernate for the summer months, so do the comfort foods and confections that got us through the winter.

We’re grilling instead of roasting, serving salads rather than slow-cooked sides and making not-so-sweet scones instead of sugar cookies. Sure, the chocolate bunnies and Cadbury eggs might make an appearance or two in coming weeks, but in general, you may be craving lighter desserts, so we’ve gathered four springtime baking recipes for you to try now that the temperature is warmer and the sunset later.

The hot cross muffins are a

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Hot cross buns and Simnel cake: Easter recipes

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.

Simnel cake

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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Foodie Friday: My Cafe in Flower Mound – Cross Timbers Gazette | Southern Denton County | Flower Mound

By now you all know this – if I could eat a hearty breakfast and a filet every day for the rest of my life, I’d be happy. So we’re always excited to try out new breakfast spots around town. And when we kept hearing great things about My Cafe in Flower Mound, we knew we needed to pay them a visit.

The first thing about My Cafe that we have to comment on is how much we loved getting to know the owners, Fadil and Shpressa Memedi. We had the opportunity to sit down and enjoy our lunch

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