Hot Cross Bun French Toast

Serves2-4 Prepare10 Mins Cooks5 Mins


  • 4 Tbsp Soft Butter
  • 2 Tsp Cinnamon
  • 2 Eggs, beaten
  • 100ml Milk
  • 4 Hot Cross Buns, sliced into halves
  • Maple Syrup and Berries to serve (or any of your preferred sweet toppings!)



1. Mix 3 tbsp of the butter with half the cinnamon and then mash together in a bowl

2. Then in another bowl, beat together the egg, milk and remaining cinnamon. 

3. Sandwich 2 slices of hot cross bun together with the cinnamon butter. Repeat with all the hot cross bun halves. 

4. Dip the hot cross buns in the egg mix and leave to soak for a few seconds

5. Meanwhile, heat the butter in a frying pan until it’s foaming.  

6. Place the hot cross buns into the frying pan gently, and cook for 1-2 mins each side until light golden (you may need to do this in two batches). Press down on them as you cook to ensure they are thoroughly fried. 

7. Serve each portion topped with berries and a drizzle of maple syrup (or a preferred topping of your choice!)

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