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Hot Cross Buns!

We had a great time at the bread club this morning making hot cross buns using our lovely local stoneground flour from Walk Mill.

We got very sticky as we mixed the dough.

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Then we folded the dough

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and folded it again.

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Once the dough had risen we shaped it into buns and left it to rise again before adding the crosses.IMG_2477

Then it was into the oven.

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Here are the finished buns, they’re delicious spread with Reaseheath butter!

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Go Local This Easter

This Easter why not make it your mission to source all of the items for your Easter table from within 50 miles of Macclesfield? In a bid make that mission achievable simply log onto www.food4maccdirect.co.uk and browse the range of delicious seasonal produce:

Try a Packington Cockerel for your Easter centerpiece? Delicious either pot-roasted or for a more traditional offering roast with all the trimmings. The meat is tasty and succulent and at £7.30/kg they’re great value too!

Good Friday just wouldn’t be the same without a toasted Hot Cross Buns from Langley Loaves, dripping with Reaseheath Butter.

As for the veg we’ve got that covered too – a small veg bag would be ample for a family of three/four but if you’ve family or friends to cater for just go large.

And dessert? We’ve just started stocking the delectable Sticky Toffee Pudding from Jo’s Kitchen – a regular Treacle Market trader. This rich, moist sponge is covered with plenty of sweet & sticky toffee sauce – yum! Topped with vanilla ice cream from Reaseheath or Newton’s Dairy fresh cream the choice is yours!

Happy Easter!

Happy Easter