7 recipe hacks for leftover hot cross buns

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Go overboard on the ol’ hot cross buns this Easter? Same here! If the bread bin is still jam packed with these fruity Easter favourites then here are a few ideas to save them from the trash. Whether you’re looking to bake them, toast them or roast them, we’ve got you covered.

Take a peek at these seven delicious hot cross bun recipes for a fancy super treat.

Crazy for chocolate

leftover hot cross buns

Imagine the Easter bunny running into the baker and creating the most heavenly dessert ever. Well, this is it folks. Chocolate hot cross bun and butter pudding with the perfect amount of gooeyness. Nom.

Fruity finish

Hot Cross Bun Pudding

There’s an overload of deliciousness in this hot cross bun bake. Apricot jam, dark chocolate chips, orange, vanilla AND thick cream. Holy moly! I think this one deserves an after-dinner lie-down. Who’s in? (via Good Food)

French toast oui oui!

leftover hot cross buns recipe

Figs and french toast? We don’t need telling twice! A hint of cinnamon and a drizzle of maple syrup work wonders for this fruity combo. This dish alone is worth letting your hot cross buns go stale. (via Taste)

Mini pots of heaven

left over hot cross bun recipe

Not one for sharing? Then look right this way. Individual bun and butter puddings mean you get dubbed host of the year while making sure no one gets their sticky mitts on your serve. Win-win! (via Kitchen Wench)

Scrummy stack

leftover hot cross buns recipe

Get ready to stack it; preferably straight into this pile of sweetness. Hot cross buns, Nutella, strawberries and yoghurt combine to form this tower to tempt the taste buds. One serve of fruit? This is so OK for breakfast. (via Taste)

Tasty tradition

leftover hot cross bun recipes

If you’re a fan of the old favourites then this hot cross bread and butter pudding will keep the entire family happy. Made with salted butter and muscovado sugar this dish takes traditional to the next level. And man does it look tasty. (via Frugal Feeding)

Stuffed with the good stuff

leftover hot cross bun recipe

Stuffed, soaked and ready to serve. If you’re in need of a seriously sinful treat after the Easter break keep a few hot cross buns on lay by and make this chocolate stuffed Easter french toast when the kids have gone to bed. We won’t tell if you don’t. (via Kitchen Wench)

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If you’re looking for fun ways to celebrate Easter with kids, including choc-free Easter gift ideas you’re in the right spot. From Easter Egg dying tips to the best Easter PJs for the whole family, here are more helpful articles to check out next.

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