Paleo Hot Cross Buns

12 40 454
Ingredients Minutes Calories
Prep Cook Servings
10 min 30 min 12
Paleo Hot Cross Buns
Health Rating


2 cup Almond flour/meal, Bob's Red Mill
2 medium Apple (peeled, grated)
3 tsp Cinnamon
1 tbsp Coconut flour (for the crosses)
1 cup Coconut flour
250 gm Coconut oil (or ghee, or butter)
6 medium egg Egg
1/4 cup Maple syrup (or honey)
2 tsp Nutmeg, ground
3/4 cup Raisins, seedless (sultana)
1 tbsp Tapioca starch (for the crosses)
1/2 cup Water (as needed)


Preheat your oven to 180°C (350°F).

Line 12 muffin tins with large muffin cases.

In a large bowl, mix the almond meal, coconut flour, nutmeg and cinnamon in a bowl.

Add the maple syrup, butter and eggs and mix well.

Then add the apple and raisins. Mix again until it forms a dough.

Once the mixture is all combined, roll in to 12 even balls. Place them in to the muffin cases and press down a little.

To make the crosses, place the flours in a small bowl. Gradually add drops of water while stirring, until a thick white paste forms. Use a fork to make sure there are no lumps. Put the paste into a piping bag, and pipe a cross on to the top of each bun.

Place the buns into oven for 30 minutes.

Serve without the muffin cases (so they look more bun-like), warmed and with butter.


Nutrition Facts

Per Portion

Calories 454
Calories from fat 337
Calories from saturated fat 217
Total Fat 37 g
Saturated Fat 24.1 g
Trans Fat 0.1 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 0.8 g
Monounsaturated Fat 2.4 g
Cholesterol 85 mg
Sodium 34 mg
Potassium 180 mg
Total Carbohydrate 21.8 g
Dietary Fiber 4.4 g
Sugars 13.1 g
Protein 7.5 g

Dietary servings

Per Portion

Fruit 0.4
Meat Alternative 0.9

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