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Hot cross bun toastie

Hot cross bun toastie


Pair fruit-packed hot cross buns with melted Cheddar and caramelised onions in this gloriously gooey creation

  • Feeds 2 Feeds 2
  • Ready in 25 minutes

Each serving contains

  • Energy
    1725kj 413kcal
  • Fat
    High 34%
  • Saturates
    High 54%
  • Sugar
    Med 21%
  • Salt
    Med 12%

% of adult’s reference intake | Carbohydrates per serving : 38g

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  • 1 tbsp Co-op olive oil
  • 1 small onion, thinly sliced
  • 1 tsp Co-op Fairtrade light brown soft sugar
  • 1 tbsp Co-op balsamic vinegar of Modena
  • 1 tsp thyme leaves
  • 2 Co-op Irresistible luxury hot cross buns, halved
  • 15g Co-op unsalted butter, melted
  • 60g Co-op British mature Cheddar, grated


  1. Heat the olive oil in a frying pan
  2. Cook the onion over a low-medium heat for 10-12 mins, stirring occasionally, until soft and slightly sticky
  3. Add the sugar and vinegar, increase the heat and cook for another 2-3 mins
  4. Stir in the thyme and remove from the heat
  5. Brush the outside of the buns with the butter, then stuff with the grated cheese and sticky onion mixture
  6. Press the buns down into the pan over a medium heat and cook for 1-2 mins on each side, until the cheese melts, then serve

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