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hot cross bun pudding
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Hot Cross Bun Pudding

An Easter version of Bread and Butter Pudding
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time50 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: Australian
Keyword: hot cross bun pudding
Servings: 8 servings
Calories: 216kcal


  • 4 hot cross buns (approx 290 grams)
  • 60 grams butter
  • 1 1/2 cup milk powder
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 3 cups boiling water
  • 4 eggs


  • Pre-heat oven to 190 degrees celsius.
  • Grease a medium-sized baking dish (approx 28 x 23 cm).
  • Slice hot cross bun into three pieces (top, middle, bottom) and spread each piece with butter. Layer pieces in the baking dish, using the tops as the top layer.
  • Combine remaining ingredients and whisk until frothy.
  • Pour mixture over hot cross buns.
  • Place baking dish into a larger baking dish filled with 1-2cm of water.
  • Place into oven and cook for 30 minutes.
  • Once cooked, remove from oven and serve warm with ice cream.


Calories: 216kcal | Carbohydrates: 12g | Protein: 9g | Fat: 15g | Saturated Fat: 9g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 121mg | Sodium: 182mg | Potassium: 352mg | Sugar: 12g | Vitamin A: 530IU | Vitamin C: 2mg | Calcium: 236mg | Iron: 1mg