Caramel Collagen Hot Cross Buns

Posted April 2022

Caramel Collagen Hot Cross Buns - The Collagen Co.

A traditional Good Friday treat with a twist. These caramel hot cross buns are the perfect recipe to bring to your Easter party, not only do they have a delicious caramel bite, they also contain a touch of beauty with Premium Collagen Peptides to improve the health of your hair, skin and nails!

Refined Sugar Free


1 x 10g Packet Dry Yeast

1/4 Cup Very Warm Water

1 Cup Milk (warmed)

1/4 Cup Butter (melted)

2 Eggs (lightly beaten)

5 Cups White Bread Flour

1 tsp Salt

3 tsp Ground Cinnamon

1 tsp Ground Nutmeg

2 tsp Mixed Spice

1 tsp Ground Ginger

2 1/2 Tbsp Coconut Sugar

2-3 Scoops The Collagen Co Unflavoured Collagen

1 Cup Soft Caramels (chopped)


2 1/2 Tbsp Plain Flour

6 Tbsp Water


  1. Sprinkle yeast into a measuring cup with warm water. Stir until yeast dissolves. Set aside. To a bowl, add the warm milk and butter. Stir until melted. Once cool, add in eggs. Stir again. Set aside.
  2. Sieve flour into a large bowl, mix in salt, spices, coconut sugar, collagen and soft caramel chunks. Make a well in the centre of the flour. Pour in the yeast mixture and the butter mixture. Mix in with a metal fork until a soft dough forms. If too sticky add a little more flour.
  3. Place in a greased mixing bowl with a damp cloth over the top. Allow to rise until doubled in size.
  4. On a lightly floured surface divide the dough into 15 equal pieces. Roll into balls. Cover again with a damp cloth and let the buns rise until they double in size.
  5. Meanwhile, mix together the plain flour and water for the crosses until you have a thick paste. Using a piping bag, carefully draw a cross onto each bun. Preheat oven to 200C. Bake buns for approximately 15 mins or until golden brown. Brush with butter or honey. Enjoy!

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