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The Best Hot Cross Buns and Easter Treats in Cape Town.
Easter is just around the corner, so get your hands on the best Easter treats and hot cross buns in town, snuggle up and enjoy.
Knead make their very own hot cross buns from enriched dough made with milk and eggs. The spice mix is their own special recipe with a blend of cinnamon, nutmeg, ginger, cardamom, coriander, cloves and mace. Each bun is loaded with currents, raisins, apricots, cranberries, candied orange, lemon peel and pecan nuts. They are glazed hot out of the oven and sold fresh on the day.
During Easter weekend they offer these deliciously toasted with melted butter or made into the most glorious "HOT CROSS BUN FRENCH TOAST" served with Nutella or Honey & Lemon.
Famous for their delicious hot cross buns as well as sugar free buns. The sugar free buns are also partly wheat free (they contain half rye and a quarter wheat for those looking for something a little healthier).
Currently on offer at Melissa's is their Giant Callebaut Milk Chocolate Egg (560g) for R298 - head on over to a store or order via their online site.
Also check out their delicious Spiced Easter Cake Recipe here.
Pop in for the flavour of the month during the course of April and enjoy Hot Cross Bun flavoured ice-cream.
Offering scrumptious homemade treats like decorated Easter Eggs and iced biscuits. They also have great 3D bunny puzzles for the kids to enjoy.
On offer is a unique hot cross muffin bun, made with some toasted, ground spices such as cinnamon, cardamom and star anise.
The soft rich yet crumbly dough is filled up with brandied dates, cranberries and fresh apple with a vanilla pod across at the top. It is thereafter glazed with a delicious local fynbos honey.
Look forward to a range of delectable Easter treats such as dark chocolate cupcakes with a moussey ganache centre, topped with chocolate butter cream and a speckled egg nest, delicious hot cross buns - freshly baked every morning and served with orange and brandy butter as well as the cutest bunny tail biscuits, complimentary with all hot beverages ordered.
You can also learn to make your very own Hot Cross Buns with Briza Breads - Offering Hot Cross Bun workshops on 13th April and 25th April 2017. Based in Table View, Cape Town. For more info call Jeanette on 073 811 5500.