• Description:

    Throw a spin on the traditional toasted hot cross bun! All you need is a waffle maker and the below ingredients.

  • Ingredients:

    4 hot cross buns
    2 tbsp. butter

    Sweet version:
    4 tbsp. peanut butter

    2 bananas; peeled and thinly sliced
    4 figs; cut into quarters
    4 tbsp. maple syrup for drizzling

  • Method:

    To make the hot cross waffle:

    1. Slice the hot cross bun in half and smear each side with a little butter.
    2. Place into a waffle maker and toast until golden brown and crisp.

    For a sweet option:

    1. Smear the hot cross bun waffle with a heaped teaspoon of peanut butter.
    2. Top with a few slices of banana, fresh figs, some toasted pecan nuts and a drizzle of maple syrup.

    For a savoury option:

    1. Smear the hot cross bun waffle with a good helping of cream cheese.
    2. Top with smoked salmon, caper berries, thinly sliced red onion and some fresh dill or micro herbs.
    3. Season with black pepper and a squeeze of lemon just before serving.

    Makes: 4 hot cross bun waffles.