Chocolate Hot Cross Buns

Chocolate Hot Cross Buns


  • 120g butter
  • 250g dark chocolate buttons
  • 2 teaspoons of Broth of Life Chicken Bone Broth
  • 2 cups self raising flour (or GF alternative)
  • 3 tbsp cacao powder
  • 3/4 cup rapadura sugar
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 1 pinch salt
  • 120g sultanas
  • 190ml coconut milk
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice
  • 100g white chocolate


  1. Preheat oven to 180 degrees. Using a 12-cup muffin tray line with patty cases.
  2. Using a pyrex bowl over a saucepan of simmering water, melt butter, 150g of dark chocolate buttons, and Broth of Life Chicken Bone Broth until smooth.
  3. Sift all your dry ingredients into a large mixing bowl.
  4. Stir through the remainder of the chocolate buttons and sultanas.
  5. Put your milk, eggs and lemon juice into a jug, combine, and pour into the flour mixture. 
  6. Using a spoon, pop the mixture evenly into the patty cases.  
  7. Bake for 20-25 mins until fully cooked through and firm to touch.
  8. Allow to cool for about ten mins in the tray then transfer to a wire rack to finish cooling. 
  9. Whilst cooling, melt your white chocolate over a saucepan of just-boiled water. Let the chocolate cool off before piping white chocolate crosses over your muffins.



Broth of Life Bone Broth


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