Hot cross buns as an Easter tradition
One of the world’s favourite Easter traditions has to be enjoying plenty of toasty hot cross buns, generously spread with golden, melted butter. Whether you like yours with traditional fruit and peel, choc chips or the latest new flavour combination, there’s no doubt they’re an essential Easter treat. Learn how to make hot cross buns and discover new ways to enjoy them in Easter dessert recipes!
Before you jump into making Traditional Hot Cross Buns, remember these tips and tricks!
1. Use good quality ingredients
Hot cross buns are made with simple base ingredients: flour, butter, milk and sugar. Quality ingredients will make the end result completely worth it. You will definitely see a difference when you use good quality butter and bakers flour. Speaking of butter, congratulations to the team at Western Star for their recent win of Champion Butter at the 2020 Australian Grand Dairy Awards.
How to eat hot cross buns
The traditional way to eat hot cross buns is fresh, toasted under the grill, or warmed in the oven, cut across its width and slathered with plenty of good quality butter. There’s nothing more appealing than golden pools of butter melting into a fragrant, fruit-studded bun. Cinnamon sugar is a popular addition, or a bit of jam or Nutella.
However, if you’re looking for a new way to enjoy this beautiful Easter treat, you’ll love these two easy desserts made with hot cross buns.
Easy Choc-Raspberry Hot Cross Bun Pudding
This choc-raspberry hot cross bun pudding is a delicious and easy Easter dessert recipe. With extra richness from dark chocolate and fruity freshness from raspberries, this creamy, custardy pudding is absolutely divine.
Delicious Hot Cross Bun and Chocolate Semifreddo
This hot cross bun semifreddo is like making your own hot cross bun ice cream at home. It’s an elegant Easter dessert that would look beautiful on your Easter table, and it’s so delicious the family are sure to polish it off.
Now you know how to make hot cross buns, plus two delicious desserts made with hot cross buns. Make these recipes and enjoy this wonderful traditional bread this Easter!