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Thanks to Pipany's Poltisko Memoirs I was inspired to make Hot Cross Buns. Her post brought back memories of making them when my children were younger and they're so much tastier than anything from Tesco's or the Co-op. It's hard to make out the crosses because the mixture was a bit wetter than it should have been, so the buns 'rose outwards' when in the oven! They still taste nice though, if a little doughy.

The other photos were taken this morning around 8 am and also show the blackthorn just starting to come into flower and the colours were beautiful.

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  1. Yummy buns, Lesley!

    I was in the gallery today, hoping to see you but I didn't know what day you worked. I saw Annie, had a chat to her, and bought a few cards for my sketchbook while I was there. It was a gorgeous day today and I caught the sun! The work in the gallery is lovely. Hope to see you again another day perhaps. Best wishes, Carolyn

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  2. The buns were a bit on the heavy side to be honest, will just have to keep on making them until I get it right!

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