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Hot Cross Buns

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  • 2.2:1
  • RECIPE MAKES: 3 portions
  • PREP TIME: 10 Minutes
  • COOK TIME: 15 Minutes

This recipe makes three hot cross buns. One hot cross bun contains approximately:

Total Fat

Step 1

Pre heat oven to 180°C/fan 160°C/gas mark 4.

Step 2

Add butter, almond flour, baking powder, MCTprocal, psyllium husk, sweetener, sultanas and cinnamon into a bowl, rub together with fingertips until a breadcrumb consistency.

Step 3

Add egg and vinegar, mix well.

Step 4

Pour in the boiling water, mix well to form a dough.

Step 5

Divide the dough into 3 equal portions and roll into balls.

Step 6

Place onto a non-stick baking sheet (alternatively line a baking tray with baking parchment) and gently press each dough ball to slightly flatten.

Step 7

Using a sharp knife, cut a cross in the top of each dough ball.

Step 8

Bake in the oven for 15 minutes.

Step 9

Remove from the oven and place on a cooling wire tray, allow to cool before adding

Step 10

To prepare the icing for the cross, place all ingredients into a bowl and mix to form a thick paste

Step 11

Take a piping bag, cut 2cm from the bottom of the bag

Step 12

Add mixture to a piping bag and pipe a cross over the buns

Step 13

Serve with butter.

Serving Suggestion


Serve with sugar free jam.


MCTprocal is a food for special medical purposes and must be used under medical supervision.

This recipe has been specifically designed for use in a ketogenic diet. Refer to labels for allergens and other product information.

  • 20g Butter, room temperature
  • 41g Ground almonds e.g. Holland & Barrett Almond Flour Flurry
  • 5g Carbohydrate free baking powder e.g. Barkat
  • 32g MCTprocal
  • 10g Psyllium husk powder e.g. Sat-Isabgol
  • 10g Sweetener e.g. Natvia
  • 3g Sultanas
  • 5g Ground Cinnamon
  • 52g Egg, beaten
  • 2g Vinegar
  • 30g Water, boiling
  • Icing
  • 50g Sukrin Melis icing
  • 15g Water, cold
  • 1g Xanthan gum
  • To Serve
  • 10g Butter