This recipe is a great way to use up your slightly stale leftover hot cross buns. The custardy goodness makes them fresh and soft. 


  • 6 Fruit Hot Cross Buns

  • 4 eggs

  • 1 cup milk

  • 3/4 cup caster sugar

  • 1/3 cup plain flour

  • 1 tsp vanilla paste

  • Broken up leftover Easter Eggs

  • Chocolate sauce

  • Hot Cross Bun Flavoured Ice Cream (to serve)


  • 1.

    Preheat the oven to 180 degrees.

  • 2.

    Break up your hot cross buns and place them in an oven proof bowl or casserole dish.

  • 3.

    Break up your leftover Easter eggs and sprinkle them over the top of the hot cross buns.

  • 4.

    Beat together the eggs, sugar, milk, vanilla and flour and pour over the mixture.

  • 5.

    Cook for about 30 minutes or until the custard is thick and the top is golden brown.

  • 6.

    Drizzle with chocolate sauce.

  • 7.

    Serve hot, with ice cream!


Recipe by Stuff Mums Like blogger and Woolworths ambassador, Maraya Bell.

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