Author: Sarah Moody
The Easter season has well and truly kicked off – and we’ve got the Scoop on all of the must-try hot cross buns in Perth this year! Whether you’re into eating them fresh out the oven, or toasting them with butter, Perth’s hot cross buns range from traditional fruit to a chocolate lovers’ dream. Hop on down to any of these destinations and enjoy everyone’s favourite traditional Easter treat.
La Belle Patisserie
La Belle produce some of the best pastries that Perth has to offer and are also known for their adventurous renditions on the traditional hot cross bun each year. Don’t shy away from their Easter Special this year, ‘The Nest’, which is a dark chocolate mousse injected with passionfruit curd and topped off with an Easter-inspired macaron.
Chez Jean Claude Patisserie
The small French-inspired Chez Jean Claude is an Easter-time champion thanks to their amazing hot cross buns. Stuffed full of raisins, currants and cinnamon, make sure to enjoy these with a healthy dose of butter. For the time being, these gems are only $1 with any coffee. Get in quick!
Mary Street Bakery
The bigger the better, right? This year, Mary Street Bakery are serving up big, fluffy, spicy goodness – all that a hot cross bun should be. Hints of zesty orange and lemon peel perfectly complement a subtle hint of vanilla and ginger. These buns are the perfect balance of sweet and spicy and are a Perth must-try.
Bread In Common
Cult favourite Bread In Common never seems to disappoint when it comes to their bread, and fortunately enough, their hot cross buns. The buns are perfectly rustic and flavoursome – everything you want in a classic hot cross bun.
If you tend to keep sweets to a minimum, but don’t want to miss out on all the Easter fun, Wild Bakery has the bun for you. Their buns are organic and natural, whilst still maintaining the delicious flavours of Australian apricots, currants and sultanas. Make sure to try the chocolate hot cross buns too, a new addition to the café.
This family-owned bakery in West Perth is making their wholesome hot cross buns with plenty of love. Joe’s Bakery offers a variety of different hot cross bun options; vegan, traditional, no-peel and chocolate – so there is truly something for everyone.
North Street Store
With a line out the door nearly every weekend for their amazing baked goods, North Street Store have not disappointed with their hot cross buns this year. Topped with a shiny and sticky glaze, these fluffy treats are flying off the shelf and are being freshly made in store daily in the lead up to Easter.
Barretts is big on humble ingredients for their bread and baked goods, applying a no-fuss and genuine baking method to all their products. Their hot cross buns are no different, filled with dried fruit and spiced to perfection. If you’re looking for a traditional bun done well, make sure Barretts is at the top of your list.
Dunn and Walton
Organic wholefood store Dunn and Walton are serving up house-baked Certified Organic hot cross buns every day up until Easter. Grab one of these fresh vegan buns so you can enjoy Easter and feel a little less guilty while doing it. Hot tip; the buns pair perfectly with the almond milk latte from the store.
Fresh hot cross buns packed full of organic raisins, cranberries and house made candied orange peel – what more can you ask for? French and Japanese inspired Raisin’ Bakery is serving up traditional hot cross bun daily – and don’t forget to grab one of their famous cookies whilst you’re in store.