The most traditional food of Easter is not to be forgotten, even if you are eating clean. This hot cross bun contains absolutely no refined grains or sugars, is dairy-free, rich in antioxidant and anti-inflammatory spices and packed with delicious flavour. No sugar crashes or energy slumps with these, and no guilt either so what are you waiting for, try em!
Serves 8 | Ready in 35 mins
Low Carb Hot Cross Buns
½ cup almond flour
30g psyllium husks
1 tsp. baking powder
2 tbsp. granulated stevia / xylitol / coconut sugar
½ tsp. salt
1 tsp. vanilla extract
½ tsp. mixed spice
½ tsp. cinnamon
½ tsp. ground cloves
1 cup boiling water
¼ cup raisins – coated in almond flour
¼ cup cacao nibs – coated in almond flour
Stevia or erythritol icing mix
1 tsp vanilla extract
Enough water to make a smooth paste
Preheat Oven to 180°C
Step 1: Prepare Hot Cross Buns
Mix all the dry ingredients in a mixing bowl. Add the eggs and mix using a whisk. Add the boiling water and mix until evenly combined to form hot cross bun dough.
Roll dough into 8 equal balls and place on a baking tray. Oven bake at 180°C for 20-30 minutes until golden on the outside and cooked in the centre.
Step 3: Prepare Icing
Combine stevia icing mix with vanilla and water to form a smooth paste
Mark each hot cross bun with a cross using the stevia icing mix.
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