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Where to Find the Best Hot Cross Buns in Adelaide This Easter

Fluffy, sweet, and gloriously glazed. Hop into these bakeries to get a taste of the best hot cross buns in Adelaide.

Perryman's Artisan Bakery Adelaide

Hot cross buns, whether you’re a spiced and fluffy traditionalist or into more modern variations, come Easter Sunday you'll want your kitchen to be well-stocked with these delicious baked bundles of goodness.

Fortunately, many of Adelaide's best bakeries are hot cross connoisseurs. Hot, buttery, rich and flavourful, the only bad thing about these seasonal treats is that you can only buy them once a year.

To make this Easter the best ever, here’s where you’ll find the best hot cross buns in Adelaide.

Revival Café

Revival Café 

Revival Café is all about making people smile, and their delectable hot cross buns are doing just that. Made in-house, these chocolate chip delights are flying out the door, so get in quickly before you miss your chance. Heat them up in the microwave for a soft, gooey, chocolatey treat!

15/63 Main Terrace, Blakeview

Banana Boogie Bakery

Banana Boogie Bakery

These aren’t just good hot cross buns, Banana Boogie Bakery are the reigning champions of the  best hot cross buns in Australia! Crowned by The Baking Association of Australia last year, you can expect sumptuous dough texture and the perfect ratio of fruit when you treat yourself to a cheeky baker’s dozen. Grab a few of these fantastic buns on your way to Belair National Park to have an Easter-themed picnic of dreams, or take them home to savour that award-winning flavour from the couch.

Shop 4/10 Main Road, Belair

Skala Bakery (Image credit @hellosatv)

Skala Bakery

A firm favourite, Skala Bakery are baking hot cross buns for Adelaide folk across their five locations - and this year, they have purpose. Skala Bakery has partnered with Big Shed Beer to save the local favourite, which has recently gone into Voluntary Administration. Skala Bakery's 'Golden Stout' hot cross buns feature the beer from Big Shed, and despite the seemingly strange combination, they taste delicious. Known for their lovingly hand-made produce and artisanal methods, hot cross bun enthusiasts can help support a good cause and bite into a delicious hot cross bun at the same time.

Multiple locations across the city, see website for details

Willmott's Gastronomica

Willmott's Gastronomica

Willmott's Gastronomica is a vibey café and delicatessen by day, and transforms into a refined, sophisticated wine and cocktail bar at night. During the daytime, you can find delicious traditional hot cross buns with a unique twist: they're glazed with Pedro Ximenez sherry and served up with spiced honey butter...YUM!

36 Kensington Road, Rose Park

Dulwich Bakery

Dulwich Bakery

You won’t have to travel far to get your hands on one of these hot crossed beauties. With bakeries sprinkled all over Adelaide, Dulwich Bakery has mastered its take on hot cross buns. In addition to the customary fruit, they’re also serving up fruitless, caramel and choc chip which are guaranteed to keep the whole family happy this Easter. Fluffy, sweet, and moreish, you will find it hard to stop at just one. Plus, 30% of the sales from these Easter treats go towards charities across the community, so you're supporting a good cause.

Multiple locations across the city, see website for more details

Perryman's Bakery

Perryman’s Artisan Bakery

The legends at Perryman’s Artisan Bakery have been busily preparing their famous hot cross buns for the Easter season. Offering both the traditional (which is vegan) and choc-chip varieties, this North Adelaide bakery prides itself on the quality of their dough and their generously stuffed buns. The choc chip hot cross bun is loaded with a signature house blend of spices and velvety dark chocolate chunks - it's any chocoholic's dream.

54 Tynte Street, North Adelaide 

The Village Baker

The Village Baker

Every year, bakers across Adelaide go all out with their original take on the hot cross bun, and The Village Baker never fails to deliver some of the city’s finest. Available at both their locations, expect soft interiors with a generous amount of fruity punch, the all-important sugar and spice, topped with a glorious glaze that makes these festive treats impossible to resist. These hot cross buns are so good, they're award-winning.

Shop 61 A and B Portrush Road, Glenside

Shop 4, 715 South Road, Black Forest

Kytons Bakery

Kytons Bakery

A bakery that Adelaide’s cafes and carb lovers swear by; Kytons Bakery is boxing up celebration size trays of traditional, fruitless and our personal favourite FruChoc hot cross buns. Dense, sticky sweet and laced with their secret mix of Easter spices, these 100% vegan buns were made to be enjoyed with friends and family – extra points if you manage to pass them off as your own. The standard half and full dozen packs are on offer as well as 21 and 54 bun trays that are perfect for “sharing”.

15 Lindsay Avenue, Edwardstown, check their website for other stockists

Loving our pick of where to find the best hot cross buns in Adelaide and want some more tasty options? Check out our favourite places for ice cream in Adelaide or discover your new favourite restaurants, cafes & bars to try out!

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