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Healthy Chocolate Chip Hot Cross Bun Recipe

Healthy Chocolate Chip Hot Cross Bun Recipe

Easter is on its way and we all know how tempting eating a ton of Hot Cross Buns is, so we have teamed up with @Coconutandbliss to bring you this deliciously healthy Chocolate Chip Hot Cross Bun recipe.

Makes 10.

Buns

  • 1 cup almond meal
  • 1 3/4 cup spelt flour
  • 2 tbsp coconut sugar
  • 1/2 cup warm cashew milk
  • Pinch nutmeg
  • Pinch cinnamon
  • Pinch cardamon
  • Pinch vanilla bean powder
  • 1 organic free range egg
  • 2 tbsp coconut oil, melted (+ 1 tsp)
  • 100g dark chocolate
  • 1 tsp yeast

Cross

  • Cashew cream or CoYo

Method

  1. Combine yeast, coconut sugar and warmed cashew milk in a large mixing bowl.
  2. Cover and set aside for 5 minutes.
  3. Add flour, spices, vanilla, coconut oil, egg, roughly chopped chocolate and mix well using a wooden spoon.
  4. Briefly knead the dough using a floured board.
  5. Lightly grease a mixing bowl with 1 tsp coconut oil and place the dough in the bowl.
  6. Cover and set aside for approx. 1 hour (this allows the mixture to expand).
  7. Preheat oven to 180 degrees celsius, fan-forced.
  8. Divide into 10 equal portions and roll into balls.
  9. Arrange on a tray lined with baking paper and sit for about 10 minutes.
  10. Place in the oven and bake for approx. 10-12 minutes or until slightly goldenĀ and risen.
  11. Remove from oven and set aside for a few minutes.
  12. Place the coyo or cashew cream in a piping bag and draw crosses on the buns.
  13. Serve and enjoy!

healthy chocolate chip hot cross buns easter recipe

@coconutandbliss and @healthsynergy collaboration
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