What better way to commemorate the holiday than with delectable, freshly baked bread

Typically consumed during Easter to commemorate the end of Lent, hot cross buns are rich in both history and flavour. It's probably why so many locals flock to bakeries across the country to get their hands on the spiced buns that have become popular seasonal offerings. After all, there’s no better way to honour the holiday than with delectable, freshly-baked bread.

Below, we list the best restaurants and bakeries in Singapore now serving unique and traditional hot cross buns.
 

Alley on 25
 


 

If you’re looking to go all out this Easter, then indulge in an Easter Weekend Brunch at Andaz Singapore’s Alley on 25 which presents unlimited servings of meat, seafood and dessert. Consider options such as Roasted Lamb Leg, Honey Baked Ham, Fresh Oysters and Cherry Clams. Each table will also be served a Bread Basket brimming with breads, pastries and of course—mouth-watering hot cross buns.
 

Baker & Cook
 


 

From now till Apr 4, local bakery chain Baker & Cook is bringing back its popular seasonal offerings. That means Good Friday favourites like hot cross buns in flavours such as double chocolate and original and even a vegan option. The Easter 2021 goodies also include gift boxes curated for fuss-free purchases.
 

Marks & Spencer
 


 

This 2021, Marks & Spencer is unveiling an extensive range of Easter treats for all to enjoy. Besides the selection of premium chocolate eggs the retailer is known for, M&S has launched its first-to-market savoury Cheese Hot Cross Buns with Marmite that’s perfect as both a snack or an accompaniment for sandwiches and burgers. There’s also the new Plant Kitchen Vegan Luxury Fruited Hot Cross Buns as well as the Extremely Chocolatey that’s a hot cross bun version of the popular M&S biscuits. As if that’s not enough, other exciting flavours available for purchase include the Blueberry, Kentish Bramley Apple and Salted Caramel & Chocolate.
 

Pacific Marketplace
 


 

Handcrafted by Pan Pacific Singapore’s dedicated pastry team, the Easter Takeaway Goodies at the hotel’s Pacific Marketplace is bound to entice. For hot cross buns, go for the simple Multigrain option or try the decadent Blueberry Cream Cheese. All available from now till Apr 4, the Easter lineup also features the 1.25kg Large Chocolate Beehive Egg as well as the Round Rabbits for chocoholics.