I’m sure I am not the only one who gets a little too excited every year when Hot Cross Buns come on sale. It’s happening earlier and earlier, just after Christmas this year-round – but obvious I oblige and buy a few every trip to the supermarket.
They are just so delicious, …and I need to make up for all those long months after Easter when they are no longer available. Just think about how terrible it must be to live in a country that doesn’t have them…Iran. Japan. Finland. I have to say it: life just wouldn’t be quite as good without them.
Sometimes, my eyes are bigger than my stomach, and I commit the sin of allowing hot cross buns to get a bit stale. Sure, I could toast them up – which I often do – but sometimes, you just want to do something a little more indulgent. Something with a twist. Enter this Cherry And Dark Chocolate Hot Cross Bun Pudding recipe – a fabulous twist on the classic bread and butter pudding. Just more decadent and fun.
Not too sweet, the cherry and dark chocolate perfectly compliment my favorite spiced bun – and there is lots of room for flexibility here. Once you have made it a few times, you can experiment with different chocolates, berries, jams, and more. Or even try making it with those new-fangled Chocolate Hot Cross Buns – though I am a bit of purist here.
Even better, this Cherry And Dark Chocolate Hot Cross Bun Pudding recipe is easy to make – you can’t really do it wrong. Not only is it a perfect dessert – but left overnight, it can be slightly warmed for a delicious ( if high calorie) breakfast. Don’t blame me, however, if the addiction spirals out of control and you end up with a freezer full of hot cross buns to make sure you can last all year round.
What? What is the other solution? To make Hot Cross Buns year-round. Hmmm, now there is an idea…
An easy-to-follow Cherry And Dark Chocolate Hot Cross Bun Pudding recipe, perfect for when you have too many buns leftover. A decadent take on a class bread and butter pudding.
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