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Refined sugar free Hot Cross Buns with extra fibre

We all thought it was outrageous when the Big Chains started replacing the Christmas pudding with Hot Cross Buns (HXB) in January. But secretly, we rejoiced that we could enjoy these doughy delights earlier than expected. Two months (and many buttered buns) later, we're guessing you're in need for a healthy alternative! Well we've got you covered. 

On 1st March, we're launching our new limited edition "Hot Cross Bun" flavour for one month.

These spicy, spongy protein bareballs taste like the real deal but without the refined sugar, carbs and gluttonous feeling! This pre-blended "instant" mix is 100% natural and fruitless, which means all you need to do is add your water, coconut oil and any dried fruit that tickles your fancy (or cacao nibs) (pictured below). Each mix is made up of Australian almonds, psyllium husk*, organic pea and brown rice protein, organic black chia seeds, cinnamon and a generous portion of the good ol' mixed spices. 

Want to impress your friends and family? Add "cross" decorations to top off your HXB bareballs (see recipe below). 

There's no better way to share the love than with #bareballsmix. 

    Credit: Bounty Box Superfoods

    Credit: Bounty Box Superfoods

    HXB Cross Decoration

    TRADITIONAL:      1 cup soft icing mixture, 2 tbsp water
    ALTERNATIVE:      1/2 cup coconut yoghurt, 1 tbsp water


    • Mix all ingredients together until smooth, adding a touch of water to get desired consistency (remember the more water you add the thinner the icing will get). 
    • Using a piping bag (or a ziplock bag with a small hole cut in the corner), pipe lines across the bareballs.
    • Freeze bareballs until firm then indulge!

    * Psyllium husks are obtained from the seed of Plantago ovata, a plant native to India. Psyllium has many physical benefits and has been shown to prevent and help in the treatment of many conditions such as cardiovascular disease, colon cancer, constipation, diarrhea, obesity, high blood sugar and inflammatory bowel diseases. Learn more about it here(Source: https://www.livestrong.com/article/84472-psyllium-husk-works/)