Have your Hot Cross Buns and eat them too – without the guilt – with this recipe for a low carb version

60g coconut flour
30g psyllium husks
1 tsp baking powder
2 tbs granulated stevia, or sweetener of choice, to taste
½ tsp salt
½ tsp mixed spice
½ tsp cinnamon
½ tsp ground cloves
4 eggs
250ml/ 8 fl.oz boiling water
optional raisins/chocolate chips/ cacao nibs

Stevia icing mix
Enough water to make a smooth paste

How to

Mix all the dry ingredients in a mixing bowl.

Add the eggs and mix.

Add the boiling water and mix until evenly combined.

Roll into 8 equal balls and place on a baking tray.

Bake in a fan assisted oven at 180C/350F for 20-30 minutes until golden on the outside and cooked in the centre.


Mark each hot cross bun with a cross using the stevia icing mix.

Nutritional Information:
Serving size: 1

Low Carb Hot cross Bun Calories: 84 Fat: 3.1g Carbohydrates: 8.9gSugar: 0.7g Fibre: 6.8g Protein: 5.6g

Recipe source and photo credit: www.ditchthecarbs.com. For tips on how to stay healthy and reduce the risks of overeating you can also visit www.metscare.com.

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