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Hot Cross Bun Bread and Butter Pudding

This Hot Cross Bun Bread and Butter Pudding is the perfect warming Easter dessert. Really simple to make using the traditional Easter Hot Cross Buns. It's also a great way to use up leftover buns, milk and cream. This Easter Pie is the tastiest end to your Easter lunch!

Course Dessert
Cuisine Family Food
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 6 People
Calories 490 kcal

Ingredients

  • 6 Hot cross buns
  • 100 g Unsalted butter Plus extra for greasing your dish
  • 200 ml Double cream
  • 250 ml Semi skim milk
  • 3 Eggs
  • 50 g Caster sugar
  • 2 tsp Ground cinnamon

Instructions

  1. Pre-heat oven to 170C.

  2. Split the hot cross buns in half and butter them. Reserve 3 'tops' and chop the rest into small chunks. Put into a buttered baking dish. Add the reserved whole 'tops' on the top of the chopped pieces.

  3. Mix the cream, milk, eggs, sugar and cinnamon together and pour over the hot cross buns. Allow to soak in well for about 30 minutes.

  4. Bake in the preheated oven for 30 - 40 minutes until the egg mixture is just set and the top is golden and crispy.

Nutrition Facts
Hot Cross Bun Bread and Butter Pudding
Amount per Serving
Calories
490
% Daily Value*
Fat
 
32
g
49
%
Saturated Fat
 
17
g
106
%
Cholesterol
 
166
mg
55
%
Sodium
 
65
mg
3
%
Potassium
 
113
mg
3
%
Carbohydrates
 
12
g
4
%
Sugar
 
10
g
11
%
Protein
 
4
g
8
%
Vitamin A
 
1070
IU
21
%
Vitamin C
 
0.2
mg
0
%
Calcium
 
97
mg
10
%
Iron
 
0.5
mg
3
%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.