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Hot Cross Bun Bacon Butties

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Serves 4
Serves 4

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.

Bacon lover? Give our bacon and cheddar scrolls or maple bacon cupcakes a try!

3 ingredients3 steps
  • Egg-Free Recipes


  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. 

    Ingredients for this step

    • Smoked back bacon (8 rashers)
  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. 

    Ingredients for this step

    • Cheddar cheese (4 slices)
  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

    • 6Hot cross buns (sliced horizontally) 
    • 8 rashersSmoked back bacon 
    • 4 slicesCheddar cheese 


  • Grill
  • Knife

Nutritional information per 80g serving

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

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