Hot Cross Bun Brekkie Roll – Perfect for Easter Breakfasts!


This is a sponsored post for Woolworths. If you find yourself stuck in a hot cross bun rut this Easter, you’re going to want to try this epic taste sensation. Perfect for any time of the day, hop on into making a hot cross bun brekkie roll – it’s the best of both sweet and savoury worlds!

Easter recipe for all: a hot cross bun with a savoury twist!

That’s right, you heard us – a HOT CROSS BUN BREKKIE ROLL. It’s a hot cross bun breakfast but not as you know it – it has a snazzy, savoury twist.

A breakfast built especially for savoury lovers, this Easter breakfast sandwich hits the spot just right, thanks to Woolworths Fruitless Hot Cross Buns – they’re soft, light and contain just the right amount of spice – but NO FRUIT. Paired with traditional breakfast favourites, the final result is nothing less than *chef’s kiss*.

hot cross bun brekkie roll
HOT CROSS BUN BREKKIE ROLL: containing ALL of your breakfast favourites for the Easter win!

We know, hot cross buns aren’t typically savoury, but there’s absolutely no need to be cautious, trust the process and give it a try. The hot cross bun brekkie roll will be sure to wow the socks off your friends and family this Easter!

Take a look at how we create this epic Easter breakfast below, simply fry it, toast it and stack it! mum central

Hot cross bun brekkie roll recipe


  • Woolworths Fruitless Hot Cross Bun
  • Streaky bacon
  • Egg
  • Beetroot hommus
  • Avocado
  • Salt and pepper
  • Sauce (optional)


  1. Take the Woolworths Fruitless Hot Cross Bun and slice it to fit your toaster, set aside.
  2. Prepare your avocado, season with salt and pepper and slice into thin slices, set aside.
  3. Over medium heat, fry the bacon and egg.
  4. While the bacon and egg are cooking, toast the hot cross bun!
  5. Spread the base of the hot cross bun with the beautiful beetroot hommus.
  6. Stack the seasoned avocado slices on top of the beetroot hommus.
  7. Add the cooked bacon evenly across the top.
  8. Carefully lay the fried egg on top and give a squirt of sauce if using.
  9. Place the toasted lid of the hot cross bun on top and give a gentle squish to pop that runny yolk!

There you have it, a hot cross bun brekkie roll, stacked, hot and ready to devour straight away!

hot cross bun brekkie roll
The hot cross bun brekkie roll will become a whole new Easter tradition, you’ll see!

Woolworths – your one-stop shop for hot cross buns this Easter

Offering excellent variety and value for money, we’ve never been MORE spoilt for choice at Woolworths when it comes to a magnificent hot cross bun selection. We’ve used Woolworths Fruitless Hot Cross Buns, $3.50 per 6 pack (or 2 for $6) for our hot cross bun brekkie roll, but nestled on the shelves you’ll also find these yummy offerings and more:

  • Woolworths Indulgent Apple and Cinnamon Hot Cross Buns
  • Woolworths Traditional Hot Cross Buns
  • Woolworths Free From Gluten Fruit Hot Cross Buns
  • Woolworths Cadbury Brioche Hot Cross Buns
  • Woolworths Mini Extra Soft Hot Cross Buns
  • Woolworths Hot Cross Fruit Loaf

And that’s not even all of the hot cross bun products available – there’s definitely a hot cross bun for every taste bud out there!

Shop your hot cross bun selection along with all your Easter needs in-store at your local Woolworths or shop online for home delivery, Direct to Boot or Pick Up. Too easy – AND DELICIOUS!

mum central

hot cross bun brekkie roll
From fruitless hot cross buns to Cadbury chocolate studded hot cross buns, Woolworths have them ALL!

For more Easter recipes, see these indulgent and fun ideas next:

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South Australian mum and self proclaimed foodie, Lexi can most days be found in the kitchen, apron tied firm and armed with a whisk or wooden spoon!

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