Hot cross bun pancakes

Hot cross bun pancakes

Perfect for your Easter brunch, these easy hot cross bun pancakes are filled with spices, raisins and chocolate chips for the ultimate Easter treat.
Course Breakfast, Brunch, Easter, Easy, Pancakes
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Author Alida Ryder


  • 2 cups flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 2 tablespoons caster sugar
  • 1½-2 cups milk
  • 2 large eggs
  • ¼ cup canola oil
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • ½ teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • pinch of ground clove
  • ½ cup raisins
  • ½ cup chocolate chips
  • Butter for serving
  • Maple syrup for serving


  • In a large mixing bowl, whisk together the dry ingredients.
  • In a mixing jug, mix together the milk, oil and eggs.
  • Pour the wet ingredients into the dry and mix well.
  • Fold in the chocolate chips and raisins.
  • Fry spoonfuls of the batter in a non-stick frying pan until golden brown on both sides and cooked through.
  • Serve topped with butter and syrup.