Friday, September 2, 2011

One a penny, Two a penny

Hot Cross Buns!

#64 Hollywood Hot Cross Buns

This is one of the first songs a person learns when they are learning to play an instrument as a kid.  I still sing it pretty regularly.  It is pretty catchy.

In case you are not familiar with the song here it is:

This dough had a key problem.  Also, a completely predictable problem.  If you guessed mixing things in, you got it!  And thanks for reading more than one post here.  I had trouble mixing in the oranges, peaches, apples, and cinnamon, but I persevered.  I figured that I would at least have a couple that looked good enough for the blog.

Here are the ugly ones:

Not so cute...

Here are the ones that look the way they are supposed to:

That shiny-ness is from an apricot jelly glaze.  I had not had apricot jelly before, but I was not looking forward to it since my experience with dried apricots has been so negative.

I was wrong, though.  These things were so delicious!  With and without the glaze.

If you want to learn a slightly more difficult song tonight, try this one:

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