09 April 2012

Hot Cross Buns and Easter Decorations


... from different parts of the World...

In Bosnia, Easter is unimaginable without coloured / dyed eggs. Hard boiled eggs are coloured with special dye, and often decorated with stickers, scratching surface to make patterns or other ways. Both Catholics and Orthodoxes prepare eggs in this way.

U Bosni, Uskrs / Vaskrs se ne moze zamisliti bez saranih jaja. Tvrdo kuhana jaja su obojena i dekorisana sa naljepnicama, struganjem povrsine jajeta, ili nanosenjem sara na druge nacine. Katolici i Pravoslavci pripremaju jaja na ovaj nacin.

In Austria, decorations are made from empty egg shells; Eggs are pierced with a nail on both ends of egg, then air pressure is applied by blowing the content out (with a mouth). Egg is then decorated by acrylic paint, tiny sting is inserted trough the egg and hung onto branches, or placed into a bowl.


Dekoracije u Austriji - ljuske jajeta (sadrzina ispuhana) obojene i postavljene na granu ili posudu.


In Australia, Hot Cross Buns are favorite and mostly served for breakfast.



Ingredients:
Dough-
4 cups bakers flour
1/3 cup brown sugar
3 tbs milk powder
1 tbs cinnamon
2 tsp yeast
3 tbs oil
1/2 tsp salt
1 1/3 cups water
For mixing in - 1 cup sultanas, mixed peel (optional)
'Cross' batter-
1/4 cup flour
3 tbs water
pinch of sugar
Method:
Make a dough from all ingredients by hand or bread machine. let it double, then punch down, knead for 2-3 min and mix in sultanas. Divide and shape into 15 balls. Place them onto prepared baking tin, cover.
Switch oven to 190*C. After 30 min of resting, mix all ingredients for crosses. Place into a strong plastic bag, cut edge off and pipe a cross on top of each bun.
Bake for 15- 20 min. Enjoy warm!



U Australiji su topli prekrizeni hljepcici najdrazi i uglavnom servirani za dorucak!

Potrebno:
Tijesto-
4 solje brasna
1/3 solje braon secera
3 K mlijeka u prahu
1 K cimeta
2 k kvasca
3 K ulja
1/2 k soli
1 1/3 solje vode
Za umijesati - 1 solja grozdjica, malo kore citrusa (po zelji)
Tijesto za kriz / krst-
1/4 solje brasna
3 K vode
prstohvat secera
Nacin:
Umijesite tijesto, ostavite na toplome da se udvostruci. Premijesite, umijesajte grozdjice. Podijelite na 15 loptica. Smjestite ih na pripremljen pleh, ostavite da naraste.
Ukljucite rernu na 190*C. Pomijesajte sve sastojke za krizeve, smjestite u jaku plasticnu vrecicu. Odrezite joj vrh, pa istiskajte krizeve na povrsinu svake loptice.
Pecite 15-20 minuta. Najbolje je konzumirati ih tople!


Last years Easter decorations in Barcelona!


Proslogodisnje dekoracije u Barseloni.

20 comments:

  1. hi jasna, now i know what is hot cross buns.. remember the folk song? must be a very happy easter for you and family.
    being crafty, i always like to see easter eggs being beautifully decorated.
    By the way, in my "pickles post" (just before my chocolate post") i also mentioned on pickling olives, but i put you url link there- for those who want learn how to pickle olives.
    who knows, anyone who do "google search" in future, may just visit our blogs on this.
    have a nice day

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  2. Sretan Uskrs, odlicne su ti zemicke:)!

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  3. Draga Jasna, divni su ti ovi kruscici, obozavam ta uskrsnja poluslatka peciva s grozdjicama. Ova tvoja su super, lijepa i dekorativna. Odlican post o uskrsnjim obicajima.

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  4. Divna peciva! Meni su ova nasa sarena jaja ipak najlepsa... :)

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  5. ...ajmeee divna peciva...divne dekoracije...odličan progodni post...i ja volim šarena jaja... sretan Uskrs želim...lijepe misli ostavljam...:))

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  6. Sretan Uskrsni blagdani, Jasna! :)

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  7. Great post, very interesting what they do in other countries.X

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  8. Sretni praznici:)
    divan post..ovi hlebcici mi se tako prijeli,a blizu je ponoc,pa sam u nebranom grozdju...od sad tvoje postove gledam samo u vreme rucka:))))

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  9. Ne mogu da se nagledam ovih šarenih jaja, a tek ovi mirisni hljebčići...Sretni uskršnji praznici!

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  10. Eres muy ingeniosa muy linda tradición ,bello post recordatorio,abrazos y buena semana,hugs,hugs.

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  11. Zanimljivo kako se obilježava na različitim dijelovima svijeta :) KOd nas su također bila šarena jaja :)

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  12. we here cook eggs in onion peels, they become nicely red!

    Life and travelling
    Cooking

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  13. Sve najbolje ti želim!!
    Prekrasne su ti uskršnje dekoracije.

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  14. I remember decorating eggs like that(blowing the egg out) many years ago with my boys. Love those hot cross buns.
    Rita

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  15. Šarena jaja su prekrasna, a kruščići mirišu do ovdje. Krasni Uskrsni običaji !

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  16. i had some jellies made in an egg shell during easter. i see the ones being hung up in branches very nice. happy weekend to you!

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