Jamaican Easter spice bun is a must-have during the Easter holidays, but nowadays many people eat it year-round. It tastes very similar to hot crossed buns, which I’m sure is the origin of this recipe. We Jamaicans love to eat our spice bun with cheese. The combination of sweet and savory it so good you have to try it! A lot of people are afraid of using yeast, but I’m going to hold your hand and show you how easy it is to make a perfect spice bun. Here are some of my 4 secrets for success!
Secret #1: Don’t be afraid of yeast
Traditional yeast is activated with a mixture of warm liquid and sugar. I use quick-rise yeast which is much easier. All you have to do is add it to the dry ingredients. Then add the warm liquid to everything at the same time