4 hot cross buns
2 Tbsp (30ml) butter
4 Tbsp (60ml) peanut butter
2 bananas, peeled and thinly sliced
4 figs, cut into quarters
50g pecan nuts, lightly toasted and roughly chopped
4 Tbsp (60ml) Maple syrup for drizzling
To make the hot cross bun waffle
Slice the hot cross bun in half and smear each side with a little butter.
Place into a waffle maker and toast until golden brown and crisp.
For a sweet option
Smear the warm hot cross bun waffle with a heaped teaspoon of peanut butter.
Top with a few slices of banana, fresh figs, some toasted pecan nuts and a drizzle of maple syrup.
For a savoury option
Smear the hot cross bun waffle with a good helping of cream cheese.
Top with smoked salmon, caper berries, thinly sliced red onion and some fresh dill or micro herbs.
Season with black pepper and a squeeze of lemon just before serving.
Recipe by Checkers