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  • Dairy free
  • Nut free
  • Peanut free
  • Sesame free
  • Shellfish free
  • Seafood free
  • Vegetarian
  • Egg free

Spice up your coffee with this fun idea: a hot cross bun latte! Use plant-based milk to make it dairy-free.

  • Serves1
  • Prep time5 minutes
Hot cross latte


  • 1/4 cup (60ml) espresso coffee
  • Pinch of mixed spice
  • 2 tsp caramel-flavoured coffee syrup
  • 3/4 cup (185ml) milk, steamed
  • 1/2 tsp cocoa powder
  • Hot cross buns, split, toasted, to serve
  • Raspberry jam, to serve

Nutritional information

Per serve: Energy: 712kJ/170 Cals (17%), Protein: 8g (16%), Fat: 7g (10%), Sat Fat: 4g (17%), Sodium: 70mg (4%), Carb: 20g (6%), Sugar: 19g (21%), Dietary Fibre: 0.4g (1%).

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Percentage Daily Intake information on our recipes is calculated using the nutrition reference values for an average Australian adult.


  1. Step 1

    Place the espresso and mixed spice in a mug. Add the syrup, then top with milk.

  2. Step 2

    Arrange 2 round-bladed knives in a cross pattern over the edge of the mug. Sprinkle with the cocoa powder, then remove the knives. Serve with the hot cross buns and raspberry jam.