Chocolate Hot Cross Bun & Butter Pudding

Chocolate Hot Cross Bun & Butter Pudding

Joe Lovell
Joe Lovell
Mar 30th 2022

The DREAM choc & butter pudding for you to enjoy this Easter!⁠ The secret is in Joe's Michelin-star skills and our partnership with Doisy and Dam this April to make things super easy and tasty for you at home!

choc pud ⁠ Joe's top tip is to add a rich peanut butter layer to hot cross buns before dipping them in a homemade chocolate custard topped with Doisy & Dam’s choc truffles and crunchy ballers. Prep everything in a tray in advance to simply bake on the day!

Perfect for a little Easter weekend baking and a lot of enjoying. 😉 🍫

Chocolate Hot Cross Bun & Butter Pudding

🗒 Ingredients for 4 to share 🗒

Chocolate Custard:

  • 350ml Coconut milk ⁠
  • 150ml plant cream ⁠
  • 30g Sugar ⁠
  • 15g Cornflour ⁠
  • 2tsp Vanilla extract ⁠
  • ½ orange zest ⁠

Hot cross buns:⁠

  • 5 hot cross buns (recipe or use shop bought)⁠
  • 50g Butter ⁠
  • Crunchy whole peanut butter ⁠
  • 1 banana - sliced⁠
  • 3 Doisy & Dam Dark chocolate truffles - chopped
  • Doisy & Dam Crunchy ballers (as many as you wish)

👩‍🍳⁠ Method 👩‍🍳⁠

  1. For the choc custard sauce: add coconut milk, plant cream, sugar, cornflour, vanilla and orange in a pan on medium heat, whisking till boiling. Once it thickens remove from heat and leave to cool

  2. Slice hot cross buns to spread with butter & peanut butter⁠

  3. Layer the bread in a tray and add in custard

  4. Add banana slices and chocolate truffles on 2 layers. Repeat 3 times. (save some custard for serving)

  1. Press with fingers to push bread into custard. Set in fridge for 30min or overnight if you can

  2. Preheat the oven to 160c fan/gas mark 4

  3. Remove from fridge and add in oven for 30min

  4. Serve with the remaining custard or ice cream & sprinkle with some crunchy chocolate balls⁠.

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Joe Lovell

Joe Lovell

Head Chef & Development at Planty

Joe is fully immersed in UK food culture, inspiring his staff with his crazy energy and sense of humor. With a Michelin star background - having worked hundreds of hours in Gordon Ramsay’s kitchens, including the well-known Petrus restaurant - Joe is now Planty’s Head Chef & Development, helping to create a better way for people to switch to eating more plants

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