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Hot cross bun & butter pudding

A great recipe for Easter Bank Holiday BBQs, this Hot cross bun and butter pudding puts a new, delicious spin on a classic British dish and tastes great cooked on your BBQ

Hot cross bun & butter pudding
  • 20 mins
  • 15 mins
  • Dessert
  • 4
  • Easy


  • 4 Hot cross buns
  • Margarine or spreadable butter
  • The zest of 2 oranges
  • Demerara sugar
  • 2 large eggs
  • 400ml Milk
  • 50ml Double cream


  • Set up your BBQ for indirect cooking at a medium heat ready for baking and grease four ramekin dishes with butter.
  • Slice your Hot cross buns thinly, into three or four slices each if possible, buttering each slice on one side
  • Place one slice at a time into each ramekin dish, sprinkling sugar and orange zest over each layer in each dish and pushing down if necessary.
  • Mix the eggs, milk and cream in a separate bowl and whisk thoroughly, then pour the mixture equally over the four ramekin puddings.
  • Move your ramekin dishes to the BBQ and place over a medium indirect heat for around 20 minutes, or until the top is golden.
  • Serve with ice cream for the perfect BBQ dessert!