These are the popular spiced bus filled with dried fruits . The ones sporting crosses become extremely popular during the Easter season. This delicious bread is a treat by itself. In winter liberally spread dollop of butter and relish with a hot cup of tea !
The most common dry fruits used are raisins and currants. Other options are dried apricots, cherries, cranberries, blueberries or a combination of these.
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