Holy week tends to provoke deep theological insights for us Catholics, and in this day and age the Internet provides us like never before with heaps of opportunity for spiritual formation and new undertsandings of this most Holy of seasons. My addition to the deep-thinking mix this week…
…should we eat Hot Cross buns prior to Good Friday, or not?
this is an issue that splits our house to be honest. Some in our family (who shall remain nameless) feel strongly that hot cross buns should not be eaten until after the Good Friday service. Others with less self control eat them as soon as Countdown put them on sale (usually just after the Boxing Day sales have finished). Others wish they could eat them all year round, because they taste so good (except those ones with chocolate in them. Chocolate does not belong in a hot cross bun).
Do you have any traditions around hot cross buns? any particuar rituals, beliefs, opinions on these tasty treats? And for the more creative – share a recipe for them in the comments section also!