Hot Cross Buns

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Prep: 15 mins | Cook: 25 mins | Serves: 6


1 ½ cups milk
1 egg
2 Tsp. vanilla extract
2 cups self-raising flour
¼ Tsp. bicarbonate of soda
25g butter, melted
¼ cup jam or spread, to serve*
Fresh fruit, to decorate


1. Whisk milk, egg and vanilla together in a jug. Sift flour and bicarbonate of soda into a bowl. Stir in EQUAL. Make a well in centre. Add milk mixture. Whisk until just combined.

2. Heat a large non-stick frying pan over medium heat. Brush pan with a little butter. Pour a heaped 1/3  cup of batter pan and spread batter quickly using the back of a teaspoon to create an egg shape. Cook for 2 minutes or until bubbles appear on surface. Flip and cook for a further 2 minutes or until lightly browned and cooked through. Transfer to a plate. Repeat with remaining mixture, brushing pan with a little butter in between batches.

3. Spread pancakes with chocolate spread or jam. Decorate with fresh fruits. Serve.