Raw Protein Hot Cross Buns

Posted by Nicole Frain in Recipes

Raw Protein Hot Cross Buns recipe from Bulk Nutrients

Makes: 15 bunsCalories: 132Difficulty Level: ModeratePreparation time: 25 minutesCook time: 0 minutesTotal time: 25 minutes


For the bun:

  • 3 scoops Bulk Nutrients' Muscle Food 101 in Vanilla
  • Zest of 1 orange
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon and nutmeg
  • 2 teaspoons coconut sugar
  • 1 tablespoon desiccated coconut
  • 1 cup (or 3 protein scoops) almond meal
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla essence
  • 1 cup dried mixed fruits (we used dated, raisins, cranberries)
  • 1/3 cup water

For the glaze:

  • 1 tablespoon pure or no added sugar maple syrup
  • 1 tablespoon cacao butter – melted

For the cross:

  • 3 tablespoons coconut cream – thick component
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla essence
  • 1 tablespoon cacao butter – melted
  • 1 tablespoon WPI, WPC, Protein Matrix+ or Thermowhey in Vanilla
  • Note: You will need a piping bag


  1. Place all bun ingredients into a food processor and blend until just combined.
  2. Using damp hands shape into thick ‘disk’ bun shapes and place onto a lined try.
  3. Make glaze by combining the maple syrup and butter and brush over the buns.
  4. Make cross by combining all ingredients in a bowl. Place into piping bag and carefully pipe crosses onto the buns.
  5. Store in the fridge or enjoy immediately.

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