Watch them rise! Jesus Resurrection Hot Cross Cinnamon Buns are a fun way to teach your child about the rise of Jesus on Easter Sunday. These are so easy to make that your child can make it practically by themselves the morning of Easter Sunday.
Hot cross buns recipe married cinnamon rolls recipe!
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As Christians we celebrate the resurrection of Jesus on Easter Sunday. Easter Sunday is also known as Resurrection Sunday and it is the high point of our year. My daughter has had a lot of questions about death recently. “Mama, where’s your mommy and daddy?” “Mama, where is grandpa, where’s Heaven?” “Are they okay?”.
We all have our beliefs and in my beliefs I believe we will all rise again! I explained to my mini chef that grandma mimi, pop pop, and grandpa are all in Heaven. We put them in a safe spot where we visit. They will one day rise again and we will all be reunited.
Originally we wanted to make Jesus Resurrection cupcakes, but apparently you can’t have cupcakes 2 times in one week. “I already had those, thanks though!”. So we went with Hot Cross Cinnamon Buns! I know if I made the traditional hot cross buns she wouldn’t touch them. She’s not a fan of dried fruits and I have to admit I’m not the biggest fan either.
I had also planned to make large buns, but my mini chef said “Mama, can I make them tiny like me?”. I love that she’s taking the lead in the kitchen! She had so much fun tearing the biscuit dough apart, covering them with butter, cinnamon sugar and then seeing them rise – double in size!
We iced one tray together and one she did all by herself! 🙂
- 1 can buttermilk biscuits
- 1/4 cup melted butter
- 1/3 cup sugar
- 1 tablespoon cinnamon
- 1 cup powdered sugar
- 3-4 tablespoons milk
- 1 teaspoon vanilla
- preheat oven to 350.
- Tear apart the buttermilk biscuits and place into preferred pan, my mini chef wanted a mama and baby pan today.
- Once all the biscuits are the desired size roll them up and put a little butter on them.
- Mix the cinnamon and sugar.
- Roll the biscuits into the cinnamon sugar and place back into the pan.
- Bake the biscuits for 10-12 minutes.
- While baking combine the glaze ingredients on low heat until combined.
- Allow biscuits to cool before icing.
- Use zipper plastic baggie to glaze buns or a piping bag.
Today we tried using a new lighting set up (we bought artificial lighting for food photography) and we just use one soft box – it’s pretty bright! 😮
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