Hot Crossed Buns

Hot Cross Buns are a traditional equinox favorite! No Eostre celebration would be complete without some. They are best hot as the name implies. Preparation Time: 3-ish Hours Ingredients: 1¼ cups of warm water ½ cup of soft brown sugar, packed 4 teaspoons of baking yeast 4 cups of all purpose flour 1 teaspoon of cinnamon 1 teaspoon allspice 1/2 teaspoon […]

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Cinnamon Clay

This is a non-edible recipe for making a yummy-scented dough with which you can create charms, ornaments, and small altarpieces. Preparation Time: Ingredients: 1 cup Applesauce 1/3 cup White Glue Any combination of ground Cloves, ground Nutmeg, ground allspice, and/or ground ginger to equal 1 cup 1/2 cup of ground cinnamon More Cinnamon Directions: In a medium bowl, stir together cinnamon, cloves, […]

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Banana Bread

Banana bread is a wonderful take-along snack, quick breakfast, a great holiday gift and the perfect way to use up overripe bananas. Preparation Time: 1.5 hours Ingredients: 1 cup whole wheat flour 1 cup white flour 1 cup sugar 1/2 cup packed brown sugar 1 tsp salt 1 tsp baking-soda 1/2 tsp baking powder 2 tsp vanilla 1 tsp cinnamon 1 tsp allspice 1/2 cup […]

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Allspice

Allspice berries grow on a tree native to the West Indies. They smell like a combination of cinnamon, nutmeg and cloves and may be used used as a substitute for any of these herbs. Allspice has been used to make fragrances for men. The Mayan people used allspice as an embalming herb. Allspice berries are gathered green and dried […]

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