Hot Cross Bun Bites

By The Weekly  

March 26, 2018

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These little hot cross bun bites make great party food, and you can also make cake pops out of them –dip a paddlepop stick into a little melted chocolate and insert into the base of ball. Allow to set upright in a water glass or secure on a foam base.


600 gchocolate mud cake with icing, broken into chunks

1/3 cup sultanas

1 tsp ground cinnamon

200 g block, melted dark chocolate

50 g melted white chocolate


1In a food processor, combine cake, sultanas and cinnamon.

2Process until combined and mixture forms a soft ball.

3Roll level tablespoons of mixture into balls, flattening base, to form a bun shape. Freeze 20 mins.

4Line a tray with baking paper. Insert tip of a fork into base of chilled ball. Dip into chocolate to coat, allowing excess to drizzle back into bowl.

5Using another fork, carefully lift ball from fork and transfer to tray. Repeat with remaining balls and chocolate. Chill.

6Pour white chocolate into a small snap lock bag. Push chocolate into one corner and snip off tip of bag. Carefully draw crosses over each ball. Allow to set.

Recipe & Photo: Woman's Day/