Easy Easter Breads | 4 Recipes for Sweet Buns & Scones

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Easy Easter Breads: Sweet Buns and Scones for Easter Weekend

Easy Easter breads for sweet family gatherings.

Sweet buns and scones are my favourite Easter treats. I won’t turn my nose up at chocolate but if I’m going to indulge, it’s a good cinnamon bun or barely-sweet hot cross bun that I’ll fill up on over Easter weekend. My kids can’t resist cinnamon buns and can devour a batch in a day, (along with their chocolate.)

For Easter weekend “easy” is the key.

With long lazy mornings there’s time to bake before breakfast. Quick bread recipes can be speedy to mix up and easy yeast bread recipes come in handy too. For beginners, simple yeast breads that include egg are very forgiving.

And the best part about fitting bread baking into you Easter weekend – there’s time to enjoy these breads right out of the oven, when they taste the best.

From traditional Hot Cross Buns to biscuit-dough Cinnamon Molasses Sticky Buns, we’re sharing 4 favourite recipes for Easter breads will make your Easter breakfast or brunch table extra special.

4 Easy Easter Breads:

Hot Cross Buns

Made with a classic yeast dough with egg, lightly sweetened with molasses.

molasses hot cross buns

Glazed Molasses Buttermilk Scones

Light textured scones made with whole grain flour and rolled oats. The molasses glaze turns these into a special treat.

molasses oat buttermilk scones

30-Minute Cinnamon Sticky Buns

Made with a simple biscuit dough and cooked in a sticky molasses sauce, these cinnamon buns are the busy mom’s ticket to Easter morning bliss.

30 minute cinnamon sticky buns

Molasses Sticky Buns

A classic and indulgent cinnamon bun made with a buttery yeast dough and lots of sticky sauce.

molasses sticky buns

Wishing you a wonderful holiday weekend. May you enjoy lots of great food, and time around the table with family and friends.

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