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Hot Cross Bun Ice Cream Sandwich

  • 6 Serves
  • 10 minutes
  • 5 minutes

For a pure indulgent Easter dessert, nothing can beat this toasted hot cross bun with an oozy creamy ice cream centre and a hot chocolate sauce.
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6 Serves*
6 hot cross buns
Vanilla ice-cream
200 g dark chocolate
1/2 tsp cinnamon
1 orange, juice and zested
*Serving size calculator is approximate, feel free to adjust by adding a pinch here and there as needed


  1. Place the chocolate and orange juice in a microwave safe bowl and microwave in 30 second increments on high, stirring until chocolate has melted. Add the cinnamon and orange zest and mix to combine. Set aside until ready to use.
  2. Cut hot cross buns into half, toast in the toaster or the oven.
  3. Place a scoop of vanilla ice cream in between the buns.
  4. Drizzle orange chocolate sauce on top of the hot cross bun sandwiches.

Easy Swap

If cinnamon isn’t your thing, you can swap it with a teaspoon of vanilla essence. Or, swap dark chocolate for milk or white chocolate.


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