Loaded Hot Cross Buns

Iga Easter Hotcross

Makes 12


  • 12 hot cross buns
  • 30g butter
  • 2 tbsp brown sugar
  • 300ml thickened cream
  • Berry jam
  • 1 tbsp ricotta
  • Mixed berries, sliced


    1. Slice and butter 12 hot cross buns. Cook in batches, buttered side down in a large frying pan over medium heat.
    2. Meanwhile melt30g butter in a frying pan over medium heat. Add2 tbsp brown sugar and stir to combine. Add2 bananas, cut into slices and cook for 2 minutes each side until caramelised. Remove from heat.
    3. Whisk300mlthickened cream until soft peaks form. Dollop cream on half the bun bases, add banana and drizzle with leftover caramelised butter from pan.
    4. On the remaining bun bases, spread berry jam, add 1 tbsp ricotta, sliced berries and sprinkle with a little icing sugar.
    5. Enjoy!