The Ultimate Egg, Bacon and Cheese Hot Cross Buns

The Ultimate Egg, Bacon and Cheese Hot Cross Buns

  • Serves 6
  • Difficulty Easy

Our Fruitless Hot Cross Buns make the perfect blank canvas for this delicious egg, bacon and cheese breakfast recipe!



1 x 6 pack Bakers Delight Fruitless Hot Cross Buns
200g streaky bacon or diced bacon
8 Eggs, scrambled
1/2 cup milk
2 tablespoons chives, finely chopped
Pinch salt & pepper
10g butter
1 cup grated 3 Cheese Blend
10g butter, extra for spreading
Barbecue sauce, for drizzling


    1. Step 1

      Cut the hot cross bun loaf in half lengthways. Heat the oven to 180°C. Place the bottom half of the buns into a baking dish (23 x 19 x 6 cm)

    2. Step 2

      Preheat oven to 200 °C. Line a rimmed baking tray with baking paper. Cut bacon into approximately 3cm long pieces. Arrange bacon onto baking tray in a single layer. Cover with a sheet of baking paper then place second baking tray on top and press down lightly

    3. Step 3

      Bake for approximately 15 minutes or until bacon is nearly cooked through*

      *Temperatures may vary according to oven

    4. Step 4

      Remove top baking tray and baking paper. Cook for a further few minutes until bacon is crispy and golden brown. Reduce oven temperature to 180°C

    5. Step 5

      While the bacon is cooking, add eggs, milk, salt and pepper to a bowl. Mix and combine

    6. Step 6

      Heat a fry-pan to medium-high heat. Add butter and swirl around the pan until melted. Pour in egg mixture. Add chives. Using a spatula, move the egg around the pan until the mixture begins firm but is still slightly runny. Remove from the heat

    7. Step 7

      Place scrambled eggs on to hot cross buns. Top with cheese. Transfer to oven (180°C) for 5-10 minutes or until cheese is melted. Remove from oven

    8. Step 8

      Place bacon strips on top, drizzle barbecue sauce. Place top half of buns on top. Transfer to oven for a further 5 minutes or until buns are slightly

    9. Step 9

      Cut and serve