Easter Bun Spices & Flavour Ideas

Hot Cross Bun Spices & European Spices

Need some new inspiration for hot cross buns and other Easter breads?

ITS have an offering of exciting sweet spice combinations to compliment your creations. Using our test bakery, the technical development team have developed seasonally based flavour themes in a variety of applications.

There is no doubt that the traditional Hot Cross Buns will remain a popular fare for Easter but the appeal of non-traditional hot cross buns flavoured with dark, milk and white chocolate is on the rise. We work closely with customers to help develop a close match to their requirements for liquid or powder form of bun spice systems.

In line with the increase in demand for Ethnic breads and Holiday breads which are now eaten all year round, we also offer a range of popular European spices such as those used in Italian Panettone, German Lebkuchen, Armenian Choreg and Dutch Speculaaas.

In addition to this, we have also developed a more creative flavour range using flavoured dried fruits, specifically targeted towards children’s taste buds.

Our Hot Cross Bun market research and consumer studies have shown some interesting findings, such as preferences on spice flavour balance, fruit content and texture for both traditional and non-traditional buns. If you would like to find out more about our Hot Cross Bun consumer research, please contact us.

Please also get in touch if you would like to use our Test Bakery facility for your development projects or if you would like us to visit you.

Here are some of our Easter flavours:
• Traditional bespoke Bun Spice combinations
• Bun spice & cinnamon flavoured sultanas
• Yoghurt flavour & Red Berry flavoured dried cranberries
• Marmalade flavour and Lime & Orange flavoured sultanas
• Speculaas spice & Speculaas flavoured sultanas
• Choreg spice & Choreg flavoured sultanas
• Dark Chocolate
• Milk Chocolate
• White Chocolate
• Panettone

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Flavour Infused Raisins and Sultanas

Raisins and sultanas provide a fantastic natural sweetness and texture in baked products. With Easter products, the addition of flavour infused raisins and sultanas adds a depth of flavour and give a better flavour distribution.

Our flavour ranges include a popular assortment of berry flavours and zingy citrus flavours. Try them in traditional hot cross buns or even in European Easter breads such as Polish Egg Twist Bread- Chałka, German Easter Bread - Osterbrot or the Dutch fruited bread - Paasstol.

For our full range of Flavour Infused Dried Fruits, please click below.

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