- 4 tbsp soft butter
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- 2 tsp cinnamon
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- 2 eggs, beaten
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- 100ml milk
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- 4 hot cross buns, split in half
- vanilla ice cream and maple syrup, to serve
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Mix 3 tbsp of the butter with half the cinnamon and mash together. Beat together the egg, milk and remaining cinnamon. Sandwich 2 slices of hot cross bun together with half the cinnamon butter and repeat with the remaining two slices.
Dip in the egg mix and leave to soak for a few secs. Heat the butter in a frying pan until foaming. Cook the hot cross buns for 1-2 mins each side until light golden (you may need to do this in two batches). Press down on them as you cook. Serve each portion topped with a scoop of ice cream and a drizzle of maple syrup, if you like.
Chocolate hot cross bun toast for 4Use 4 chocolate hot cross buns instead, swap the cinnamon for 1 tsp of vanilla extract and sandwich the buns together with 1 tbsp of Nutella per bun. Dust with icing sugar and cocoa powder, and serve with vanilla ice cream.