Looking forward to Easter? Here's where to buy the tastiest and spiciest hot cross buns in Hong Kong.
Hong Kong has some good cafés that serve up great coffee and a selection of bakeries crafting tasty loaves of bread. Thankfully, some of these popular spots are making steaming and spicy hot cross buns in Hong Kong to be enjoyed with all your chocolate over Easter. Whether you like them crisped up in the oven or soft and doughy out of the microwave, it’s time to live your best hot cross bun life.
Where to buy hot cross buns in Hong Kong for Easter 2022
You’ll have to brave the queues for this one, folks! Bakehouse has been thrilling everyone with its pastries and moreish loaves of bread since it opened, and now they’re dishing up hot cross buns, just in time for Easter. Packed with nutmeg, candied peel, and raisins, then topped with a citrus- and cinnamon-infused glaze, these artisanal delights are 100% worth the wait.
Bakehouse has several locations across Hong Kong.
2. Bread Pantry
Don’t have time to queue at Bakehouse? Also created by Grégoire Michaud of Bakehouse is the brand Bread Pantry, which provides supermarkets and other retailers with a selection of freshly baked goods. Studded with raisins, candied peel, and spices, Bread Pantry’s pillowy soft hot cross buns will get you ready for Easter. Now available in 15 locations across Hong Kong, nab them while they’re fresh!
3. Feather & Bone
Available for pre-ordering online, delivery, and pick-up in store between 11 and 19 April, Feather & Bone is offering Chef Mick’s classic hot cross buns for Easter 2022. Lightly spiced sweet buns traditionally eaten on Good Friday, these freshly baked treats are perfect for spoiling your loved ones over the holiday weekend. Moreover, this friendly neighbourhood grocer carries a wide selection of gourmet spreads available for purchase. Time to slather that beautiful butter over these buns!
Feather & Bone has stores across Hong Kong.
4. Miam Bakery
What’s Easter without some delicious hot cross buns? Visit Miam Bakery, the neighbourhood favourite, for freshly made hot cross buns, which are available every Wednesday to Sunday until 24 April. We also love how Miam Bakery updates its menu daily on its Instagram, ensuring that there are fresh and creative items everyday. So, you might as well grab its new Matcha Red Bean Bagel and Biscoff Muffin while you’re there!
Miam Bakery, 73 Third Street, Sai Ying Pun, Hong Kong, p. 5592 5507
5. Marks and Spencer
The British food giant ain’t gonna deprive you of your hot cross buns this Easter! In the stores, Marks & Spencer is selling traditional hot cross buns along with some banging new flavours, so you’ll have to decide if you’re old-school, or if you’re hip enough to try something new. Plus, they have vegan options, too – yum!
Marks and Spencer has branches across Hong Kong.
Proof (not yet available)
This Happy Valley favourite is pumping out delicious hot cross buns for Easter. Order in advance if you are looking for six or 12, or just pick up a cheeky one as you down a cup of their coffee. These bad boys usually come out of the oven around 11am or 11.30am, so get ’em while they’re hot!
Proof, 14 Tsun Yuen Street, Happy Valley, Hong Kong, p. 6542 9788, 跑馬地晉源街14號地舖
The Mandarin Cake Shop (not available for 2022)
The Mandarin Cake Shop never disappoints, whether it be their egg tarts, pastries, or hot cross buns. Grab yours for $32 each (oh so worth it!), you can also have them delivered to you by giving them a call. This tasty tradition cannot be missed.
The Mandarin Cake Shop, Mandarin Oriental, Hong Kong, 5 Connaught Road Central, Central, Hong Kong, p. 2825 4008