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Hot cross bun cones are the Frankenfectionery we're here for this Easter

Hot cross bun cones are the Frankenfectionery we're here for this Easter
From Mashable - March 19, 2018

While Easter is a religious occasion, for most of us it's about an avalanche of sugary treats. But while chocolate rabbits and Easter eggs are the traditional go-tos, one innovative team has created a new kind of Frankenfection.

Fusing Easter's traditional hot cross bun with an ice cream cone, Giapo's R&D Kitchen in Auckland has created the "Hot Cross Bun Cone."

Spiced sweet buns topped with a cross to reference the crucifixion of Jesus, hot cross buns are a traditional Easter food to mark the end of Lentthey are mostly eaten on Good Friday, but some folks eat them all Easter long. While they are not super prevalent in the U.S., you will find many folks eating them in New Zealand, Australia, the UK, Canada and South Africa.

For the Hot Cross Bun Cone, a warmed bun is sliced in half and fit around a waffle cone, which is then filled with "Hot Cross Bun" ice cream.

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