Hot Cross Bun & Apricot Butter Pudding

A more interesting, Easter-themed version of bread and butter pudding, with the sweetness and spice of the buns rounded off by creamy yogurt.

  • 50 mins
  • Serves 4
  • Vegetarian
  • Beginner


4 hot cross buns

125g (4oz) dried

apricots, chopped

3 eggs, beaten

275ml (10floz) Yeo Valley Whole Milk

50g (2oz) Yeo Valley Butter

200g (7oz) Yeo Valley Greek Style Natural Yogurt

50g (2oz) soft brown sugar


1. Preheat the oven 180°C/350˚F/Gas Mark 4.

2. Cut the buns into thick slices and butter one side of each slice.

3. Grease an ovenproof dish with a little butter and arrange the bread slices on the base, overlapping slightly. Scatter the apricots over it.

4. Place the eggs, milk, yogurt and sugar in a bowl and whisk to mix thoroughly. Pour the mixture over the bread and apricots.

5. Place the dish in a large roasting tin. Fill the tin half way up with boiling water. Bake for 30-40 mins until the custard is just set. Remove from the oven.

6. Serve with Greek Style Yogurt or Yeo Valley Crème Fraîche.

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