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Hot cross yums 

It’s never to early to stock up on these sensational seasonal treats. Look out for our luxury classic hot cross buns, plus brand-new delights including extremely chocolatey and golden blond varieties
A selection of M&S hot cross buns

These are not just any hot cross buns

These are full-on-flavour, extra-special M&S hot cross buns. Discover a bun for every taste in store, from the classic fruit-packed treat to vegan Plant Kitchen varieties, gluten-free buns from our Made Without range and an extremely chocolatey version.


Say cheese! 

Introducing our brand-new extremely cheesy hot cross bun, filled with West Country cheddar and red leicester. Try them toasted with butter, or take things up a notch with our brilliant brunch idea. Simply fill the hot cross bun with sliced avocado, griddled halloumi, an oozy fried egg, coriander leaves and a little sriracha for a spicy kick.

Pick up a pack of extremely cheesy hot cross buns in store now.

Extremely cheesy hot cross buns filled with avocado, halloumi and fried egg

A little bit of luxury 

Packed full of juicy fruit, orange and lemon peel and a unique spice blend, our luxury hot cross buns are amazing served toasted with butter. Try one of our innovative recipe ideas below (did someone say hot cross bun ice- cream sandwiches?).

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The ultimate French toast

Put our luxury hot cross buns centre stage with this twist on French toast, topped with vanilla ice-cream and our new hot cross bun flavour cream liqueur, made with fresh cream from the Ballyrashane Creamy. 

To make, simply cut four hot cross buns in half then add butter and a sprinkling of cinnamon. Sandwich each bun together. Whisk together four eggs and a splash of milk. Soak each bun in the mixuture. Add a knob of butter to a frying pan and cook each bun until golden on both sides. Top with ice-cream and generous drizzle of the liqueur.

Hot cross bun French toast



100% vegan, 100% decadence

Going plant-based doesn’t have to mean missing out on this Easter fave. Packed full of juicy fruit, our Plant Kitchen vegan hot cross buns feature a unique spice blend and an irresistible texture.


Plant Kitchen vegan hot cross buns


Marmite® and cheese hot cross buns with Marmite® butter

Marmite® and cheese? Yes, please!

Made with mature cheddar, red leicester and tangy Marmite®, these beauties taste incredible toasted and slathered in our exclusive-to-M&S Marmite® butter – savoury heaven. 


Made Without, made with flavour

These Made Without Wheat buns are gluten-free, yet full of signature hot cross bun flavour thanks to orange-soaked mixed vine fruits and spices. Find our Made Without Wheat hot cross buns in store now.

Made Without Wheat hot cross buns


Hot cross bun recipes