Recipe for gluten and sugar-free recipe for Hot Cross Buns
½ cup almond flour
30g psyllium husks
1 tsp. baking powder
2 tbsp. granulated stevia / xylitol / coconut sugar
½ tsp. salt
1 tsp. vanilla extract
½ tsp. mixed spice
½ tsp. cinnamon
½ tsp. ground cloves
1 cup boiling water
¼ cup raisins – coated in almond flour
¼ cup cacao nibs – coated in almond flour
Stevia or erythritol icing mix
1 tsp vanilla extract
Enough water to make a smooth paste
Preheat Oven to 180°C
Mix all the dry ingredients in a mixing bowl. Add the eggs and mix using a whisk. Add the boiling water and mix until evenly combined to form hot cross bun dough.
Roll dough into 8 equal balls and place on a baking tray. Oven bake at 180°C for 20-30 minutes until golden on the outside and cooked in the centre.
Combine stevia icing mix with vanilla and water to form a smooth paste
Mark each hot cross bun with a cross using the stevia icing mix.
Serve hot and enjoy!
Recipe created by Cara-Lisa of Caralishious health and lifestyle brand, a health blogger, nutrition coach and founder of Caralishious Coconut Milk Ice-Cream. For more from Cara, follow her on: Twitter, Facebook, Instagram @caralishious and her official website.