Hot Cross Bun Cinnamon Rolls

Introducing HOT CROSS BUN CINNAMON ROLLS! 🤍 Because, let’s be real, a classic hot cross bun is great, but when you combine it with the goodness of a cinnamon roll, magic happens. 🫡

Hot Cross Bun Cinnamon Rolls

Hot Cross Bun Cinnamon Rolls


  • DOUGH:
  • 1 1/4 cups almond milk (300ml)
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil (30ml)
  • 3 tablespoons sugar (45g)
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 1/4 teaspoons instant yeast (7g)
  • 3 1/2 cups all-purpose flour (450g)
  • Pinch of salt
  • 1/2 cup dairy-free butter (100g)
  • 1/2 cup coconut sugar (100g)
  • 1-2 tablespoons cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon allspice
  • 1/4 cup sultanas (40g)


  1. Heat almond milk in a microwave-safe jug for 30 seconds or until lukewarm.
  2. Add oil, sugar, vanilla, and yeast. Mix and let it bloom for 10 minutes.
  3. In a large bowl, combine flour and salt. Add the milk mixture and stir until a soft dough forms.
  4. Turn the dough onto a floured surface and knead for 10-15 minutes.
  5. Wipe the inside of the dough bowl with oil, shape the dough into a ball, place it back in the bowl, cover with a tea towel, and let it rise in a warm place for 90 minutes.
  6. Punch the air out, roll the dough into a 35cm x 20cm rectangle.
  7. Mix butter, sugar, cinnamon, and allspice in a small bowl. Spread the mixture evenly over the dough and top with sultanas.
  8. Cut the dough into 9 even strips and roll each one individually.
  9. Grease a square baking dish, place the rolls with even spacing, and let them rise for another 30 minutes in a warm spot.
  10. Preheat the oven to 325°F, then bake the rolls for 15-20 minutes or until lightly golden.
  11. Top with a cross using icing of your choice and get ready to enjoy! 🌟

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