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French toast hot cross buns

French toast hot cross buns


Breathe new life into leftover hot cross buns with this French toast twist. It makes an indulgent brunch or dessert!

  • Feeds 6 Feeds 6
  • Ready in 20 minutes

Each serving contains

  • Energy
    1450kj 346kcal
  • Fat
    Med 21%
  • Saturates
    High 34%
  • Sugar
    Med 22%
  • Salt
    Low 7%

% of adult’s reference intake | Carbohydrates per serving : 42g

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  • 3 Co-op British free range eggs
  • 20ml Co-op semi-skimmed milk
  • 1 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 6 Co-op Irresistible Belgian chocolate brioche hot cross buns
  • 30g Co-op unsalted butter
  • 6 tbsp Co-op 0% fat Greek style natural yogurt
  • 300g berries (we used strawberries, raspberries and blueberries)
  • 3 tbsp Co-op pure Canadian maple syrup


  1. Whisk together the eggs, milk and cinnamon in a shallow bowl
  2. Add the buns, turn to coat in the mixture, then leave to soak for 5 mins
  3. Melt half the butter in a nonstick frying pan over a medium heat
  4. Fry half the buns for 2 mins on each side, until golden, then repeat
  5. Serve your French toast buns with the yogurt, fruit and a drizzle of maple syrup

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