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Hot cross bun pudding

A great alternative to bread and butter pudding - and an even better way to use up any leftover hot cross buns and Easter eggs!

  • Timer Prep 40 min
    Cook 40 min
  • Chart 363.0 cal/
  • Chef hat Easy


Peel, core and cube the pears. Chop the dark chocolate.


  1. 1 Cut each bun in half, then sandwich together with the chocolate spread.
  2. 2 Arrange in an ovenproof dish and scatter over the pear cubes and chocolate.
  3. 3 Whisk together the eggs, cream, milk and sugar.
  4. 4 Pour the mixture over the buns and leave for at least 30 minutes to allow it to soak in.
  5. 5 Heat the oven to 180°C/350°F/gas 4 (160°C for fan ovens) and bake for 35-40 minutes until golden and just set.
  6. 6 Stand for 5 minutes before serving.
  • Average per serving
  • Calories 363.0kCal
  • Fat18.1g
  • Saturated9.2g
  • Salt0.42g
  • Carbohydrates
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