This hot cross bun bread and butter pudding is heavenly warm from the oven with softly whipped cream. It's like a hug in a bowl!
Keyword hot cross bun bread and butter pudding
Prep Time 1hour10minutes
Cook Time 50minutes
Total Time 2hours
Author Nickki Thompson
6stale hot cross buns
About 25-50g Orange marmalade
The zest of one orange
50gDemerara sugar for the topoptional
2tbspOrange marmalade or apricot jamwarmed in a small pan
Slice the hot cross buns in half and spread with the butter and marmalade. Arrange the hot cross bun sandwiches in a baking dish.
Sprinkle over some of the chocolate chips. The buns should sit snugly together inside the dish with no large gaps.
In a jug mix together the eggs, sugar, milk, cream and the orange zest. Slowly pour this over the bun slices.
Cover with foil and leave to soak for a minimum of 15 minutes or a maximum of 1 hour.
Preheat the oven to 180C.
Sprinkle the top of the pudding with Demerara sugar, if using and bake for 30-40 minutes with the foil on. Remove from the oven and brush the top with the warmed marmalade. Return to the oven and bake for a further 5-10 minutes.
Serve with softly whipped double cream, ice cream or custard.