Luxury Hot Cross Bun Spread Recipe

There is little to beat toasted hot-cross buns spread with butter? until now that is!


Prep Time

10 minutes

Cooking Time

5 minutes


Serves: 8

Recipe Ingredients

  • 250 ml SPAR cream
  • 50 ml SPAR butter
  • 250 ml SPAR brown sugar
  • 6 marshmallow Easter eggs, roughly broken into pieces
  • 2 ml almond essence (or 5 ml brandy)

Recipe Method

  1. In a heavy-based saucepan, warm the cream, butter and sugar together over low heat, stirring constantly until it reaches boiling point. Simmer steadily for 5 minutes.
  2. Off the heat, add in the Easter eggs and essence, stirring to a smooth sauce.
  3. Set aside to cool before using.

Hints & Tips

Refrigeration causes this spread to thicken too much for easy spreading, so rather store it covered in a cool place in the kitchen.