Apart from the chocolatey goodness of Easter eggs, hot cross buns are another scrumptious snack synonymous with Easter. Packed with a selection of spices and satisfying chunks of dried fruit, these buns are special, and there's nothing better than enjoying them lightly toasted with a slathering of butter. We are lucky to have great bakeries in Hong Kong, so find out which of them are baking up their own delicious buns this Easter.
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Where to get hot cross buns in Hong Kong
Bakehouse's hot cross bun game is strong this Easter, and it's a must-visit if you happen to be around the area. Of course, these hot cross buns are best eaten fresh, but they can keep for two to three days, so now is the perfect time to go and grab some so you can enjoy them all Easter weekend!
Don’t miss out on Feather & Bone's heavenly hot cross buns that the chefs are baking for us this Easter. At $20 each, get them individually or by the half-dozen ($100), and then halve them up and slather with butter for a delicious Easter treat. They will be available in-store and also online here until April 12. What's more, if you spend $500 or more – and order before 3pm – you can enjoy free next day delivery.
This independent neighbourhood bakery is offering delicious handmade hot cross buns until Easter Monday, April 13. What makes Miam Bakery’s buns special is they not only have raisins like the classic hot cross bun, but they have also added aromatic mixed spice and high quality candied yuzu peel. For just $28, these are sure to add a touch of spice to your Easter.
Proof is a small independent bakery and cafe nestled on a quiet street in Happy Valley. However, don't be fooled by the surroundings, as Proof's delicious hot cross buns ($28) have a reputation for flying off the shelves. From now until April 12, we recommend getting yours early, and then take them home to enjoy a bun that is sweet, rich, and full of fruit.
From now until Easter Sunday (April 12), hot cross buns will be baked fresh daily at Ali Oli and go for only $19 a pop. There’s a limited batch every day so beware that they go quickly! For larger orders, it's possible to get your buns delivered fresh by email.
Hungry Hongkongers have traditionally looked forward to Easter when The Mandarin Cake Shop bakes up batch after batch of scrumptious hot cross buns. The buns here are $32 each, so call ahead to make sure they hold your hot buns for you! For those who want their buns delivered give them a call on 2825 4008, 48 hours in advance.