You Will Need:

    • Bread Maker
    • 1.5 cup(s), Sugar Substitute Natvia
    • 1,5 packets of Instant Dry Yeast
    • 1tbsp of sourdough starter (optional)
    • 330 g, Wholemeal Flour
    • 330 g Standard
    • 2 tsp, Cinnamon Powder
    • 2 tsp, All Spice, Ground
    • 0.5 tsp, Salt
    • 210 g, Sultanas
    • 50 g, Unsalted Butter
    • 1 medium, Egg
    • 375 ml, Milk, Non-Homogenised
    • 1 yolk
    • 1 tbsp greek yoghurt
    • 1 tsps, Fresh Lemon Juice
    • 4 tbsps, Sweetener¬†Natvia

Frosting For Crosses :

    • 20 g of soft butter
    • 2 tbsp of greek yougurt
    • 4 tbsp of milk
    • 3 scoops of sugarfree vanilla protein powder


  1. Warm up milk in the microwave so it is Lukewarm
  2. Melt the butter
  3. Beat the egg with sweetener together so it is all combined and fluffy
  4. Combine all the dry ingredients: flour, cinnamon, all spice, salt and sultanas
  5. Pour Milk and butter into the bread maker pan, follow with the dry ingredients mixture
  6. Add dry yeast on the top of the dry ingredients
  7. Close the bread maker lid and set it on the mode of ‚ÄėDough Making‚Äô it should show 1 hour and 30 minutes as a time for making it. Please note, all the bread makers are different and the time may vary, nevertheless take whatever is given and press start
  8. In 15 minutes check the dough in the bread maker, make sure it doesn’t look sticky and wet if it does sprinkle some flour on the top while it’s knitting.¬†
  9. In about 15 minutes open the lid of the Bread maker and with the spatula shape the dough tightly into a rounder shape
  10. Turn on the oven on bake 180¬įC
  11. Once Bread maker biped. take the ready-made dough out of the pan and put it into the big dish and cover it with the tea towel, put it into the warm place for 20 minutes. I usually put it outside when it is sunny, or on the stove, while your oven is hot the stove will remain warm.
  12. You will notice after 20 minutes that the dough has risen half size bigger. Lift the towel and take the dough out, cut off one-third of it, put it aside and knit the rest of the dough 4 times shaping it into the ball, return it to the dish covering it with the tea towel again.
  13. Take the piece of the dough you just parted of and roll it into sausage, cut it into the 3 cm bits. Roll each bit between your palms into the little rolls.
  14.  Line the baking tray with the baking paper, put rolls onto the tray and leave it in the warm place to double in size.
  15.  Once all your rolls are doubled in size,  cover it with mixed yolk and yoghourt for a nice finish.
  16. start baking for about 20 minutes or until golden. Make sure your Oven is set on 180¬įC
  17. While buns are in the oven prepare the frosting for the crosses, please see below how. 
  18. Once each lot is ready, take them out and cover them with the crosses drawing upon each bun.
  19. and it is totally up to you, but we do cover them with a bit of soft butter brushing its tops, it gives some softness and creamy flavour to the buns. Cover it with a tea towel to keep it soft.

Frosting For Crosses :

  1. Take all the ingredients, put it into the bowl and beat it until smooth.
  2. Take a thin brush and brush it upon the bans forming crosses. Just make sure you cooled them because the frosting with not go upon hot buns, they have to be warm, not hot.

Enjoy your Guilt-free Hot Cross buns with some butter and hot cup of tea or coffee!

Bon Appetit

Nutrition Facts
1 bun servings per container
Serving size 14

Amount per serving
Calories 297
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 4g 5%
Saturated Fat 2g 10%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 10mg 4%
Sodium 50mg 3%
Total Carbohydrate 25g 9%
Dietary Fiber 1g 4%
Total Sugars 6g
Includes 0g Added Sugars 0%
Protein 4g

Potassium 29mg 1%

The Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet, so your values may change depending on your calorie needs. The values here may not be 100% accurate because the recipes have not been professionally evaluated nor have they been evaluated by the U.S. FDA.

Step-by-Step Photos

It is always quite special to have fresh homemade Hot cross buns on Easter Holiday! 

To keep the traditions going we do make an effort to get the whole family around and make those delicious treats while gathering. We have decided to share guilt-free Hot Cross buns recipe with you, so you could try to make something sweet and actually healthy.

Sugarfree Hot Cross Buns recipe is reasonably easy to make and can be pleasing to many! Even though it takes  more than 2 hours  to get them ready, I can assure you, the time flies fast when you are having fun cooking with your family around!

These fluffy, delicious hot cross buns are much more scrumptious than your standard ones- What’s amazing about this sugar-free recipe is that you can stuff your face and still remain healthy!¬†


Bon Appetit

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