This Easter, popular bakery chain Gail’s will sell hot cross buns stuffed with rashers of bacon.
To celebrate the upcoming Easter holiday, Gail’s has welcomed back its famous hot cross buns for a limited time only, and this time around they come with an added indulgent twist. The original Gail’s hot cross bun recipe is normally a sweet-tasting affair, consisting of spiced dough studded with citrus peel, currants, sultanas and cranberries.
This year though, Gail’s customers can give their bun an optional upgrade. For the first time ever, Gail’s glossy hot cross buns can be filled with salty strips of free-range bacon, which has been sourced from Hepburns Butchers in the county of Essex.
The bacon hot cross bun is available at all Gail's locations
The bacon is drenched in maple syrup, which surprisingly helps to balance the mixture of sweet and savoury flavours.
Gail’s boasts 50 sites across London and beyond, with locations ranging from Soho to South Kensington, and Balham to Bloomsbury. Gails serves a mixture of bread baked in-house, sweet treats and pastries, and fuss-free lunches including salads, sandwiches and sausage rolls.
The bacon hot cross bun is available across all Gail’s bakeries until Easter Monday, and is priced at £6 per bun.