10 Ways to pimp your hot cross buns

From serving them with cheese to baking them into a gorgeous pudding, guest blogger Sarah Drew Jones shares her top 10 tips for pimping your hot cross buns this Easter

10 Ways to pimp your hot cross buns



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Each week, we'll bring you delicious, easy-to-achieve recipes and regular updates on seasonal ingredients arriving in store as well as top tips and savvy buys.

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