Hot Cross Buns

Try making your own hot cross buns, they taste wonderful, smell great, look impressive and aren't that hard to make. There are a lot of versions from the traditional to the new generation chocolate chip version.

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247 reviews
 
1hour20min

Based on the traditional Easter hot cross buns these ones can be made year round and use icing to make the cross, or you can make other shapes as desired.

Recipe by: LITSTER5

 
33 reviews
 
2hours30min

I adapted this for a bread machine from an old recipe. We always have these at Easter.

Recipe by: Julia

 
3 reviews
 
1hour40min

When I say 'easy' hot cross buns, they aren't actually 'easy' but they do work, which is a big thing to me, as I went through 5 recipes that didn't before I got to this one. Watch this recipe being made in Allrecipes Hot Cross Buns video.

Recipe by: BushCook

 
3 reviews
 
2hours25min

Title says it all! You can choose to decorate them with the traditional flour and water cross or - after they're cooked - pipe on a melted chocolate cross. I make these without the fruit but I think currants and orange peel would be a good addition if you want some fruit.

Recipe by: isobel

 
No reviews
 
2hours10min

With all the new chocolate chip hot cross buns on the market I am finding it harder to get a good traditional style so have resorted to making my own.

Recipe by: BushCook

 
89 reviews
 
2hours

Infused with cardamom, these taste as wonderful as they smell. These buns are requested by family and friends every Easter and you can make the dough in your bread machine.

Recipe by: Princess of her Castle

 
No reviews
 
30min

These are a super easy hot cross buns that use my favourite brand of spice, Your Inspiration at Home, apple pie spice.

Recipe by: cheekymonkee

 
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40min

There are lots of variants on hot cross buns, most of them contain some mixture of dried fruit. Some have the cross made out of flour, I prefer glazed.

Recipe by: Helen

 
No reviews
 
50min

The most traditional food of Easter is not to be forgotten, even if you are eating clean. This hot cross bun contains absolutely no refined grains or sugars, is dairy-free, rich in antioxidant and anti-inflammatory spices and packed with delicious flavour. No sugar crashes or energy slumps with these, and no guilt either so what are you waiting for, try em!

Recipe by: Caralishious

 
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1hour15min

The classic Easter pastry, hot cross buns are easy and fun to make at home. This recipe includes a recipe for lemon sugar.

Recipe by: Gehma

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