Hot Cross buns are a great festive Easter treat to enjoy. However, for those with dietary restrictions and those looking for a gluten-free option, here are some of the places in Singapore to buy some gluten-free hot cross buns.
Gluten-Free Hot Cross Buns
Bud of Joy
These artisanally-made buns are egg-free and dairy-free. They are also vegan! Other than Hot Cross Buns, Buds of Joy also makes other gluten-free cakes such as muffins and cookies. They require at least 3 days of advance notice for their orders so be sure to place your orders as soon as you can!
The Whole Kitchen
Enjoy the healthy version of this classic festive treat. Made from a gluten-free country bread base, these hot cross buns from The Whole Kitchen are filled with a delicious mix of raisins, spice and fresh orange zest. It also comes in a Chocolate Cherry version which is filled with cherries, cacao cinnamon and fresh orange zest. Both are best served warm with a cup of tea!
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These can be bought directly from their site and they are also sold at Ryan’s Grocery.
Vegan Hot Cross Buns
Baker & Cook
Baker and Cook’s annual hot cross buns are back! Their vegan versions are made with soybean oil, enzymes, and filled with the same delicious currants and sultanas. For every 6 piece pack purchased, $1 will be donated to Breast Cancer Foundation.
Marks & Spencer
This Easter, on top of their usual hot cross buns and some interesting flavours, Marks & Spencer is also launching a Plant Kitchen vegan hot cross bun made without eggs or dairy. These hot cross buns are100% dairy-free and packed full of juicy raisins and currants, with a unique spice blend and a unique fruity texture.