Grain Free Hot Cross Buns

Grain Free Hot Cross Buns

Serves: 10


  • 220g Lotus Organic Wholemeal Spelt Flour
  • 50g Lotus Organic Unstabillised Rolled Oats
  • 1 tsp cinnamon powder
  • 1 tbsp dried yeast
  • Pinch Lotus Fine Sea Salt
  • 125ml milk of your choice
  • 1 tbsp Lotus Organic Raw Australian Honey
  • 1 tsp vanilla bean extract
  • 60ml macadamia nut oil
  • 1 egg
  • 80g Lotus Organic Currants


Mix the flour, oats, cinnamon, yeast and salt in a mixing bowl. Heat the milk, vanilla and honey on the stove until slightly warmed. Pour into the mixing bowl along with the egg and oil. Mix the dough for 6 minutes or until smooth and elastic. Add the currents and mix through. Cover the bowl with glad wrap and leave in a warm place for an hour. Knead the dough and shape into 10 balls. Cover with a tea towel and allow to rise for 30 minutes or until double in size. Preheat oven to 160⁰C. Bake for 20 minutes or until golden. Cool and add a cross made from piping chocolate on top.