Hot Cross Buns

Hot Cross Buns

Prep Time30 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Course: Breakfast, Snack
Keyword: cinnamon, easter, hot cross bun
Servings: 6
Author: Claudia Schoeman


  • oven
  • baking tray


For the buns

  • 250 g Protein Pancake Mix
  • 2 eggs
  • ½ cup milk/mylk
  • 2 tbsp apricot jam
  • 1 tbsp vanilla essence
  • ½ cup dried fruit
  • 2 tbsp cinnamon
  • 2 tbsp mixed spice
  • ½ tsp salt
  • 1 tsp bicarb
  • 1 tsp apple cider vinegar

For the crosses

  • 1 tbsp flour
  • 2 tsp melted butter
  • 2 tbsp water


  • Preheat oven to 180 degrees.
  • Line baking tray with parchment paper.
  • In a mixing bowl add 2 eggs, ½ cup milk, 1tbsp vanilla essence,
    3 tbsp butter and 2 tbsp apricot jam and mix until combined.
  • In a separate bowl add 250g Protein Pancake Premix, ½ cup
    dried fruit, 2 tbsp cinnamon, 2 tbsp mixed spice and ½ tsp salt.
  • Mix until combined and add to your wet ingredients.
  • Add 1 tsp apple cider vinegar and bicarb and mix.
  • Wet your hands and mould your mixture into hot cross bun shapes
    and place onto the baking tray.
  • For the crosses combine 1 tbsp of flour, 2 tsp melted butter and
    some water. Mix to combine.
  • Put the mixture for crosses into a piping bag or zip lock bag and
    cut the corner off.
  • Draw your crosses onto the moulded hot cross buns.
  • Bake in the oven for about 15-20 minutes.
  • Serve warm with butter and enjoy!

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