Traditionally eaten during Easter, these sweet and fluffy buns are usually filled with raisins and have a cross either etched in the dough or piped on with icing. If you want to enjoy some of these buns for yourself, here are some different bakeries where you can buy hot cross buns in Singapore.
Where to Buy Hot Cross Buns in Singapore
Baker & Cook
Baker and Cook’s annual hot cross buns are back! Available in both traditional and Double Chocolate flavours. Soft, fluffy but yet slightly dense, it is deliciously filled with spices and fruits such as sultanas and currants or cocoa powder with chocolate chips.
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Marks & Spencer
Easter has arrived at Mark & Spencer’s! Found in the bread section of the store, purchase Marks & Spencer’s hot cross buns come in two different sizes.
The larger buns are sold in packs of four while the smaller mini buns are sold in packs of nine. Each bun is packed full of juicy fruit, mixed peel and a unique spice blend.
They also offer hot cross buns in a variety of other flavours such as Bramley apple and blueberry. The Bramley Apple hot cross buns are filled with Bramley apple pieces, apple compote, raisins and a hint of cinnamon while the blueberry ones are packed with juicy currants and blueberries.
La Levain’s Hot Cross Buns are baked with a blend of spices and fruit mixture of sultanas, cranberries and candied orange peels, along with premium Japanese Flour, French Butter to make the buns extra soft and fluffy.
There is also a chocolate version that makes use of cacao barry chocolate chips. Find out more about the bakes at this Hamilton Road bakery.
Spiced bun with raisins, cranberries & orange peel Cedele’s classic hot cross buns are made without the use of artificial, processed ingredients such as food colouring, improvers or premixes.
In addition to the Classic Hot Cross Buns, Celdele also has Two-cheese Onion Hot Cross Buns, Cinnamon Walnut Swirl Hot Cross Buns and a local flavour, Pandan Coconut Hot Cross Buns. Find out more about Celede’s bakes here.
Bakery Brera & Fine Foods
A popular spot that is well-known for its fluffy and buttery hot cross buns, Bakery Brera & Fine Foods are affordable and delicious. These buns are so popular that they are available throughout the year and are usually served only after 1.30 pm. Every Easter, they usually have a special chocolate flavoured bun which can be reserved online.
Grab Crown Bakery’s annual signature hot cross buns in apple and cinnamon as well as dark chocolate variations while stocks last! Their products are made with no artificial food flavouring, colouring, preservatives, harmful additives, and chemical improvers.
Of course, what would Easter be without hunting for eggs. Find out where to go on an Easter Egg Hunt in Singapore.