Food firsts: the verdict on hot cross buns

Easter has crept up on us so quickly, that there almost hasn’t been enough time to buy chocolate eggs! Almost… 

However, we did find time to conduct another taste test with international students, and this time it’s hot cross buns.

Traditionally eaten on Good Friday, hot cross buns are a sweet, spiced bread with raisins, and a cross on the top.

That’s enough from us, lets hear from the students themselves…


To make your own hot cross buns? Check out this recipe to wow your friends! 

hot cross buns

Thank you to the student superstars who agreed to take a bite into the unknown, at INTO University of Stirling!

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Looking for further blog reading? Why not watch the last entry in our Food Firsts series, or find out more about Easter traditions.

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