Hot Cross Buns

Who doesn't love the sweet n spicy smell of Hot Cross Buns! Unislim's spin on these delicious buns is a cert to get your taste buds tingling. This recipes makes 10 Hot Cross Buns at 1.5 Bites per serving. AMAZING!

Preparation Time:

2 hours

Cooking Time:

20 mins

Skill Level:






  • 210g whole grain flour
  • 50g rolled oats
  • 1/2 tsp nutmeg
  • 1 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1 tsp dried yeast
  • 125ml low fat milk
  • 2 tsp honey
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 4 tsp olive oil
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 egg, lightly beaten
  • 30g raisins & currants


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Mix the wholemeal flour, oats, cinnamon, nutmeg, yeast and a pinch of salt in a mixing bowl.

Warm the milk, vanilla and honey just a little until just slightly warm, then pour into the mixing bowl along with the egg and  oil.

Mix the dough for about 6 minutes until it is smooth and elastic. Add the dried fruits and mix through.

Cover the bowl and leave the dough to double in size in a warm environment for about an hour.

Pour the dough onto a floured chopping board or work bench.

Kneed a little then shape into 10 rolls.

Cover lightly with a damp tea towel and allow to rise for another 30 minutes.

Preheat your oven to 190 C.

Bake for 20 minutes until golden.

Allow to cool, then make a cross on the buns using your favourite Forever Free yogurt.

– Unislim