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Where to get the best hot cross buns in Melbourne this weekend

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It may not be Easter as usual this year, shared with friends, family and a road trip – but we’re finding comfort in continuing the tradition of indulging in delicious hot cross buns. Whether you prefer to stay true to a traditional hot cross bun, crave the addition of chocolate (it is Easter, after all) or want to try something a little different, we’ve listed our top places to get your fill of sweet bun goodness.

Lune (Fitzroy): Lune’s Hot Cross Cruffin is back! A hybrid mix between of a croissant, muffin and hot cross bun from our favourite cult patisserie. Order online or pick up in store but be quick, they already sold out on their first day!

 

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Bread Club (North Melbourne): The new bakery on the block, Bread Club, are slinging traditional hot cross buns as well as Choc XXX Buns and Loaded XXX Buns! Pick up available from their North Melbourne store, online orders for delivery are now closed.

 

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Rustica (Fitzroy, Hawthorn, CBD, South Yarra & Maribyrnong): Established in 2012 in Fitzroy by Founder and renowned Baker, Brenton Lang, Rustica now has 6 locations and has fast become one of the most recognised bakery-cafes in Melbourne. Pick up a box hot cross buns or a Hot X Donut from any of their locations or order online for delivery.

 

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Short Stop (CBD): If you’re after something a little less traditional with all of the traditional ingredients, get your hands on a Hot Cross Donut from Short Stop. A spiced, yeast-raised dough, containing brandy-soaked dried fruits, is fried, dipped in a honey glaze and finished with a cinnamon sugar stripe. They’re also offering same day delivery!

 

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Baker D. Chirico (Carlton): No Easter is complete without a hot cross bun from Baker D. Chirico Carlton.

 

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Wild Life Bakery (Brunswick): Wild Life Bakery have been selling out super early, but they’ve promised to make extra for Friday. They’re open for takeaway bread, coffee and hot cross buns all Easter (Friday – Monday)! Order the day before for next day pick up via their online store. We recommend the Dark Chocolate & Sour Cherry Bun.

 

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Mister Nice Guys Bakeshop (Ascot Vale): Gluten Free, Vegan hot cross buns anyone? Mister Nice Guys Bakeshop have you covered. Available in store and for home delivery.

 

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Tony’s Pies (Essendon): Tony’s Pies are open for your hot cross bun (and pie) needs on Easter Saturday and Monday. Don’t miss their freshly baked hot cross buns.

 

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All Are Welcome (Northcote): Pre-order hot cross buns from your favourite local bakery, keep an eye on their Instagram for their end of day ‘Roller Door Half Open Sales’.

 

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Wood Frog Bakery (Kew):  This iconic Kew bakery is now offering home delivery, don’t miss out on their hot cross buns!

 

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Beatrix Bakes (North Melbourne):  This North Melbourne bakery has a cult following, try their hot cross buns, redolent with warm spice and citrus to find out why.

 

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Publique (Preston): Publique in Preston Market are serving up delicious Traditional and Chocolate hot cross buns. Contact them via their Facebook page to place your home delivery order.

 

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O’Hea’s Bakery (Coburg): This family owned and run bakery are making Traditional and Choc Chip hot cross buns on site daily. Order online or head in store.

 

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