Citrus, Wattleseed Hot Cross Buns
Easter is a hard time to focus on health and wellbeing as chocolate and delicious hot cross buns are everywhere in sight. At The Australian Superfood Co we believe you don’t need to deprive yourself throughout the holiday period. In fact, this time should be spent relaxing with friends and family, enjoying the simple pleasures. No Easter would be complete without hot cross buns. This recipe is so simple to prepare. It also contains no added sugar, grain, gluten or dairy. We have included the unique flavours of wattleseed to take traditional hot-cross buns to the next level. Enjoy.
3 cups almond meal
pinch sea salt
½ tsp bicarb soda
¼ cup macadamia nut oil
50g mixed peel zest
1 tbs ground and roasted Wattleseed
1 apple, peeled, cored and finely diced
2 free range / organic eggs
1 tsp cinnamon
50g organic white chocolate (omit for no added sugar)
1 sandwich bag
Preheat oven to 160°C.
Combine all the ingredients (except dark chocolate) and mix well.
Divide mixture into 10 small portions and place on a baking tray.
Bake for 20 – 30 minutes or until golden.
Remove and cool.
Slowly heat chocolate over a double boiler until chocolate melts. Cut a small whole in the corner of the plastic bag. Pour chocolate into bag and drizzle crosses on top. Place in fridge until chocolate sets.