Need a Recipe with Hot Cross Buns as the star? I collected 20 PLUS Genius Recipes for French Toast, Burgers, Bacon and Brie Sliders even a beautiful Charlotte Dessert using your leftover Hot Cross Buns that will change how you look at those yummy little buns. Trust me, you’re going to need a bigger batch of buns.
Main Dish Recipe with Hot Cross Buns:
Toasties are a sandwich with filled with melted cheese inside then, toasted in the oven or a hot skillet. Dust the top of these Hot Cross Bun Cheese and Bacon Toasties with some grated parmesan cheese and pop the in the oven to melt. No bacon in the house? No problem, add some ham or salami for that smoky flavor. (photo above)
Spicy Hot Cross Buns with Crispy Bacon and Creamy Brie put a savory, upscale and classy spin on this leftover Hot Cross Bun recipe.
Serve breakfast for dinner with Chris Baber’s Crackin’ Hot Cross Brunch. Avocado… egg… bacon… need I say more?
Pulled Pork Sandwiches on Hot Cross Buns are a tasty match with the tangy slaw and BBQ sauce.
Burgers? Hot Cross Bun Burgers? Yes! Pile them high with bacon, cheese and a touch of sriracha.
Dessert Recipes with Leftover Hot Cross Buns:
Don’t forget dessert! They are perfect for leftover Hot Cross Buns.
Hot Cross Bun Apple and Pear Charlottes with Salted Butterscotch—a classic English dessert for a classic English bun.
Call it Bread Pudding or call it Bread and Butter Pudding ‘ Just make it, it’s delicious! The cinnamon flavor and dried fruit make this the perfect recipe for breakfast or dessert.
If you are in a hurry, this 5 Minute Pavlova Yogurt and Dry Fruit Parfait is a quick recipe with Hot Cross Buns.
Nutella Ganache is the star of this super easy desert recipe. Just add ice cream, toasted nuts and drizzle with hazelnut spread or ganache.
Apple Hot Cross Bun Brown Betty is a warm, home-y dessert, top it with a scoop of ice cream.
Desserts don’t have to take a lot of time, just toast the buns and cover them in Cherry Sauce or blue berry pie filling. Then, top them with vanilla or your favorite ice cream for Hot Cross Buns A La Mode.
Side Dish Recipe with Hot Cross Buns:
Croutons are a clever way to use leftover Hot Cross Buns, use them in this Caprese Salad with Hot Cross Buns Croutons.
A simple Cheese Board with Hot Cross Bun “Crackers” is fast and easy recipe for a side dish, light lunch or wine tasting.
Hot Cross Bun Bread Salad is a springtime twist on the classic Italian Panzanella Salad.
Nigella Lawson has adapted her Christmas Gingerbread Stuffing Recipe to use with Hot Cross Buns for a delicious stuffing for turkey. Nigella does not stuff her turkey, she bakes the stuffing in a separate dish. Baking it separately makes it the perfect side dish to serve with ham, as well.
Breakfast Recipe with Hot Cross Buns:
Stuffed Hot Cross Buns French Toast Recipe is filled with berries and maple syrup.
French toast never tasted so good as Cardamom Orange Hot Cross Bun French Toast.
Slice the buns and toast them on a sheet pan for a simple but decadent breakfast recipe, Thick Malt Chocolate with Hot Cross Buns “Dippers.”
Simple French Toast is a fast and easy way to use up the delicious little buns: Spiced French Toast.
Kid’s Recipe with Hot Cross Buns:
Children love the cinnamon and fruit flavors in Hot Cross Buns. Use them for a fun dessert or simple toast and egg for a special breakfast.
This Hot Cross Bun Waffles Recipe is made with chocolate hot cross buns but, regular buns are just as delicious toasted in the waffle iron. The best part is that they are ready in 15 minutes.
Grilled Hot Cross Buns are the foundation for this Fairy Bread BBQ Banana Hot Cross Bun dessert “sandwich.”
A super easy answer for snack time is this easy Hot Cross Buns with Strawberries and Cream (we use whipped cream).
Other Creative Toppings for Hot Cross Buns:
I hope you like these Recipe with Hot Cross Buns ideas, the possibilities are endless! Just toast the buns to give them a bit of a “freshen up” and top them from everything from Goat Cheese and Rosemary to Nutella Ganache and Salted Caramel.
How do you serve them? I love to hear your favorite ideas.
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