Easter Inspiration: Hot Cross Bun Pudding

We’ve teamed up with food stylist Bianca Davies to bring you some Easter recipes to pair with Krone.

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Hot Cross Bun Pudding

Serves 4-6


6 hot cross buns

250ml cream

250ml full cream milk

3 large free-range eggs

60g sugar

Zest of 1 large orange

2 tsp vanilla paste

1 Tbsp Grand Marnier

*Optional – pinch of sea salt

Softened butter for spreading Maple syrup



Preheat oven to 170˚C.

Grease an ovenproof baking dish with softened butter.

Slice hot cross buns in half and butter the insides.

Place the bottom half of the buns in the baking dish. Whisk the cream, milk, eggs, sugar, vanilla, orange zest, Grand Marnier and salt together.

Pour half of the mixture over the buns. Top with the other half of the bun and finish with the remaining mixture.

Bake in the oven for 45 minutes until the custard is set and the buns are golden brown.

Remove from the oven and brush the tops of the buns with maple syrup while still warm.


Serve with whipped cream or ice cream and a glass of bubbles.




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