Hot cross bun pudding


An Easter alternative to Bread and Butter Pudding using Hot Cross Buns and Arla Farmers Milk. The perfect Easter treat for the whole family! An extra 25p per Farmers Milk bottle, goes to supporting farmers.

Ingredients for hot cross buns


4 slices hot cross bun loaf or 4 hot cross buns, sliced in half

2 medium eggs

1/2tsp vanilla extract

15g (1/2oz) caster sugar

25g (1oz) butter

300ml (1/2 pint) Farmers milk

150ml (1/4 pt) single cream

1tsp finely grated lemon zest

Step 1

Pre heat oven to 180°C /350°F /Gas Mark 4. Grease a 1 litre baking dish with a little of the butter.

Hot Cross Buns next to a hand pouring farmers milk into a jug. 300ml Farmers Milk
Cut and butter the buns

Step 2

Cut the buns in half and spread the insides with the remaining butter. Arrange them in the prepared dish.

Step 3

Whisk the vanilla extract, sugar and eggs together.

Whisk the eggs
Heat the milk

Step 4

Gently heat the milk and cream in a pan until warm, then remove from the heat and add the egg mixture. Stir until the sugar has dissolved.

Step 5

Strain the warm egg mixture over the loaf in the baking dish and leave to soak for 15-20 minutes. Sprinkle the lemon zest over the surface of the pudding.

Pour the mixture over the pudding
Finished pudding

Step 6

Transfer the baking dish to the pre-heated oven and bake for 25-30 mins until puffed up and golden brown. Serve at once.