Hot Cross Buns Bread And Butter Pudding Recipe

Let’s face it, Easter wouldn’t be the same without some Hot Cross buns. So why not try Hot Cross Buns Bread and Butter Pudding? If you don’t want to buy them from the shop how about making your own ones from scratch?

Here’s a Hot Cross Bun Bread and Butter Pudding recipe:

What your will need:


For the custard:

6 free-range egg yolks
2 free-range eggs
150g/5oz caster sugar
300ml/½ pint whole milk
300ml/½ pint double cream
1 vanilla pod, split, seeds scraped out
75g/2½oz butter
8 ready-made hot cross buns, halved
25g/1oz sultanas
25g/1oz raisins
25g/1oz demerara sugar

How to make the pudding:

To make the custard, whisk the egg yolks, while eggs and the sugar all together in a bowl

Put the milk, cream and the vanilla pod and seeds in a pan over a low head and slowly being to a simmer

Remove from the heat and remove the vanilla pod

Pour the milk and cream onto the egg mixture and whisk well

Butter the hot cross buns and then cut them into quarters

Put a layer of the hot cross buns into a 22cm/9in x 10cm/4in, 5cm/2in deep ovenproof dish

Then sprinkle with some sultanas and raisins and the demerara sugar. Repeat the layers and finish with a final layer of buns

Pour the custard over the buns and leave to stand for 20 minutes

Preheat the oven to 180/335F/Gas 4

Put the dish into a deep roasting tray and add enough water to the tray to come a third of the way up the dish (this is a bain-marie). Cover with foil

Place to pudding and bain-marie into the oven and bake for 20/30 minutes or until the custard has set

Remove the foil for the final five minutes of cooking to brown the top

Then you will have homemade Hot Cross Buns Bread And Butter Pudding!

This recipe can also be found here: Hot Cross Bun Bread And Butter Pudding Recipe

What will you be making for Easter? Comment below and let us know.

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