Hot Cross Bun Porridge

With flavours of apple, cinnamon, raisins and orange, this is yummy, warming comfort food.

How delicious does this Hot Cross Bun Porridge look? An interesting twist on a traditional Easter recipe, these make a delicious breakfast any time of year.

👶🏻Suitable for 12 months+ due to the raisins

🌱Can be made suitable for Vegans

Hot cross bun porridge recipe for doddl


-1/2 cup porridge oats

-3/4 cup milk of choice

-1 apple, grated

-2 tbsp raisins

-Zest of an orange

-Juice of an orange (approx 3 tbsp)

1/8 tsp cinnamon

For the cross

-Plain yoghurt

-A pinch of cinnamon


-In a saucepan combine the oats, milk, grated apple, orange juice and zest, and cook on a medium heat for a couple of minutes, stirring frequently 

-Add the cinnamon and raisins, stirring to combine and cook for a further couple of minutes until the oats are soft

-To finish up, mix yoghurt with a pinch of cinnamon and either pop in a piping bag or a sandwich bag and snip the corner off, then squeeze a cross shape on top of your bowl of porridge.

Let us know if you or your little one tries this Hot Cross Bun Porridge! Post a photo of the finished result and tag us @doddl.

Don’t forget to check out our other recipes here!

Another simple and tasty recipe made especially for doddl by Jess at babyled_bears.

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