Hot croissant ring cake recipe

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serves: 10 - 12
Skill: easy
Cost: cheap
Prep: 35 min
Cooking: 25 min
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  • Our hot croissant ring cake is sure to turn a few heads on Easter Sunday. It's an Easter cake with a twist!

    This hot croissant ring cake is easy to make using ready-to-roll pastry and warm spices in a ring tin. The warm pastry is soft and doughy, bejeweled with dried fruit and coated with a sweet glaze. You could decorate with other Easter treats included crushed chocolate egg, Mini Eggs or even chocolate bunnies. This recipe uses apricot jam but you can swap for strawberry, raspberry or blackberry instead. This Easter recipe will take 35 mins to prep and 25 mins to bake. It’s a cheat recipe that only uses six ingredients thanks to the readymade pastry. This Easter dessert is great for sharing with friends and family. This Easter cake will serve between 10-12 people. Leftovers can be stored in an airtight container or wrapped in tinfoil and left on the kitchen work surface.


    • For this Easter recipeyou will need:
    • 10g softened butter
    • 3 x (6x42g) Jus-Roll ready-made croissant dough
    • 3tbsp apricot jam
    • 1tsp ground cinnamon
    • 1tsp ground mixed spice
    • 175g mixed dried fruit


    • Heat oven to 220C/gas mark 7. Grease a ring or Bundt tin with butter.

    • Unroll each pack of croissant dough and lay together on your work surface. Pinch together the dough.

    • In a small pan, melt the apricot jam with the spices and 1tbsp water. Brush the mix over the pastry and scatter over the dried fruits. Roll up the dough to create a long roll and cut into 4cm pieces. Place each roll into the greased tin and pack in tightly to create a ring.

    • Bake in the oven for 20-25 mins until puffed up and golden. Allow to cool for 5 mins in the tin and turn out onto a lipped plate to catch any sauce.

    • In a small bowl, whisk the icing sugar and 1tbsp water to create a thick glaze. Roughly chop the Mini Eggs and set aside.

    • To decorate, drizzle over the icing and scatter with the chopped Mini Eggs.

    Top tip for making Hot croissant ring cake

    To decorate, drizzle over the icing and scatter with the chopped Mini Eggs.

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