Everyone loves a hot cross bun at Easter, there is nothing better than a warm bun with melted butter over the long weekend with your morning coffee or cuppa! BUT, did you know you can pimp up your hot cross bun with one of these simple recipes? See below and check out our favourite hot cross bun recipes…

From bread and butter hot cross bun pudding to brownies and cookies – there is something for everyone!

A hot cross bun is actually a spiced sweet bun made with currants or raisins, marked with a cross on the top. Here in the UK we traditionally eat them on Good Friday but most of us enjoy them the whole weekend long!

Hot cross buns mark the end of Lent and different parts of the hot cross bun have a certain meaning, including the cross representing the crucifixion of Jesus, and the spices inside signifying the spices used to embalm him at his burial.

So if you’ve been waiting for Lent to end and you need a sugar fix that isn’t a chocolate Easter egg then why not try one of these super taste alternative hot cross bun recipes below…

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