Easter for me is about treats. Hot cross buns slathered with butter, cake and Easter eggs, and more chocolate than you can shake a stick at.
When I started thinking about what I wanted to make for my Easter treat this year, gluten-free hot cross buns were up there, but I really wanted to encompass everything I love about Easter into one delicious treat, which is where this recipe came from.
These cupcakes are beautifully chocolatey with a gorgeous hit of hot cross bun spice. Topped with vanilla buttercream and some candied peel they really do scream Easter.
For the cupcakes
For the icing
You can watch the video of me making them here.
Give them a go, and let me know how you get on!
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