It’s the time of year once more for hot cross buns! Although they’re a universal favourite, perhaps you’re getting bored of plain old buns with butter. If you are, then it’s time to try hot cross bun everything. From French toast, to cake to bread and butter pudding, the humble hot cross bun just got better. Here are 9 delicious hot cross bun recipes (and some are so easy that you can even use store bought hot cross buns).
Turn leftover hot cross buns or even a few slices of our hot cross bun loaf into this scrummy pudding.
Hot cross bun French toast with apple compote is wonderfully indulgent and full of autumnal flavours. It’s perfect for a lazy morning brunch, and won’t take longer than half an hour to make! Deliciously syrupy and sweet.
Try your hand at this utterly indulgent and absolutely perfect hot cross bundt.
Hot cross bun muffins are the best of both worlds. These cinnamon-y, crunchy yet light delights are perfect with a cup of tea.
Why not combine two absolutely delicious sweet treat into hot cross bun tiramisu? So creamy, sweet, cinnamon-y, chocolaty… this is pure dessert heaven.
Hot cross buns with nut filling and cinnamon-vanilla syrup prove that the more buns you can consume over Easter, the better. These sticky, sweet, sinfully delicious buns are all you’ll need this season.
If you’re looking for something a bit more out there than just popping a hot cross bun into the toaster, look no further than vanilla and cinnamon spiced custard ‘fondue’ with toasted hot cross bun fingers.
This year, the hot-cross-bun went gourmet and we turned it into a hot-cross-bun cake. Which is exactly like a hot-cross-bun, only bigger. And bigger is always better, of course.
Avoid preservatives and dough improvers by making your own hot cross buns. The white chocolate adds all sorts of goodness.
Not a fan of hot cross buns? Make these showstopping Easter cakes instead!