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Hot cross bun pain perdu with honey-roasted figs

  • 5.0 Star
  • Timer Prep 2 min
    Cook 13 min
  • Chart 454.0 cal/
  • Chef hat Medium


Quarter the ripe figs. Halve the St Clement’s hot cross buns.


  1. 1 Place the figs skin-side down in a baking dish and drizzle over the honey. Roast in the oven for 5-10 minutes, or until the figs start to soften.
  2. 2 Meanwhile, whisk together the eggs, milk and a pinch of salt in a bowl.
  3. 3 Put the hot cross bun halves in a shallow dish, and pour over the egg mixture. Leave to soak for a minute, then turn the buns over and soak for 1 minute more.
  4. 4 Put the butter in a large frying pan over a medium heat.
  5. 5 When it starts to foam, place the buns in the pan.
  6. 6 Cook for 1-2 minutes on each side, until golden brown.
  7. 7 Transfer to 2 plates.
  8. 8 Dust with icing sugar, then top with the figs, a dollop of crème fraîche and a drizzle of honey.

3 Reviews

  • Michelle

    Delicious! I substituted plums for the figs and it worked really well.

  • Sarah

    Warming, spicy and fantastic. This dish was a real treat.

  • Tracey

    Had for pudding tonight! Really really tasty.

  • Average per serving
  • Calories 454.0kCal
  • Fat20.0g
  • Saturated10.5g
  • Salt0.5g
  • Carbohydrates56.8
  • Sugar40.9g
  • Protein4.7g
  • Fibre3.8g