Gluten Free Hot Cross Buns
Nothing says Easter more than traditional Hot Cross Buns with a nice cup of tea!
Why not trying healthier version?
This easy recipe will make you a delicious batch of healthy Gluten Free Paleo Hot Cross Buns.
300g almond flour or ground almonds
1 tbsp coconut flour
1/4 cup coconut oil
1/2 tsp bicarbonate of soda
3 tbsp honey or maple syrup
zest of 2 clementines
1 tsp cinnamon
1/4 tsp nutmeg
½ cup raisins
½ cup sultanas
1. Preheat the oven to 180°C and line a baking tray with greaseproof paper or use muffin tins.
2. Melt the coconut oil.
3. In a large mixing bowl, combine almond flour, bicarbonate of soda, honey or maple syrup, clementine zest, eggs, cinnamon, nutmeg and dried fruit. Add the coconut oil & stir well.
4. Roll the dough into 12 even balls and place them on baking tray or in muffin tins.
FOR THE CROSSES
In a bowl, mix the coconut flour with a teaspoon of water. Keep adding a tsp of water until the paste forms. Use this paste to paint the crosses.
5. Bake the buns in the oven for 20 minutes.
6. Serve & enjoy!