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Plate of hot cross buns stacked on top of each other. Plate with hot cross bun and bacon. Cup of tea and hand. Two forks
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Hot Cross Bun Bacon Butties

Quick and easy
  • Egg-Free Recipies

About the bake

Think you know about bacon buttys? Think again as this recipe will turn everything you thought you knew on its head. The bonkers combination of bacon, cheese, and a hot cross buns recipe is so bizarre it's brilliant.

A complete game changer to switch up Easter morning breakfast, forget the Easter eggs everyone will be searching for the leftover bacon butty.

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5Prep Time
5Bake Time


  1. Step 1:

    Take your bacon rashers and place them on the grill to cook. Once golden and the fat is crispy. Remove from the grill and set aside to cool. 

  2. Step 2:

    Using a knife, slice your hot cross bun horizontally in half and place a slice of cheddar onto the base half. Grill this for 2 minutes until the cheese has melted and it's bubbling. 

  3. Step 3:

    Remove the grilled cheese buns from the oven and place 2 slices of bacon on top of each sandwich. Add the corresponding lid halves and serve!


  • For the Butties

    • 6 Hot cross buns (sliced horizontally)
    • 8 rashers Smoked back bacon
    • 4 slices Cheddar cheese


  • Grill
  • Knife

Nutritional Information

per 80g
  • 557cal Energy
  • 29g Fat
  • 14g of which Saturates
  • 44g Carbohydrates
  • 18g of which Sugars
  • 28g Protein
  • 2.6g Salt

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