M&S livens up Easter tradition with Choc Cross Buns, Marmite hot cross buns and even CHILLI hot cross buns in Milton Keynes stores today

Anyone who's not a lover of the traditional Good Friday hot cross buns should pop along to M&S today.

Friday, 2nd April 2021, 6:42 am

For the retailer has brought out three new buns on the block to suit all tastes. All can be toasted and slathered in butter for an Easter treat, they say.

First is the cheese hot cross buns with Marmite, which people are guaranteed to either love or loathe.

They're made with mature cheddar and red Leicester cheeses and delicious tangy Marmite for a "savoury kick", say M&S food gurus.

Chilli cheese hot cross buns

If that's not adventurous enough, there's the Chilli Cheese "hot cross heaven" buns to spice up Easter celebrations.

"Made with tangy West Country cheddar and a dash of hot sauce, these savoury buns are delicious served with a dollop of chilli jam for an extra kick," said an M&S spokesman.

Finally, for lovers of chocolate, there are the award-winning 'Extremely Chocolatey Hot Cross Buns' .

These are described as "rich, dark chocolatey buns studded with white and milk chocolate chunks."

The extremely chocolatey hot cross buns are chocolate heaven, say M&S

The spokesman said: "They're total heaven – and a brilliant bun for anyone who isn’t a fan of the traditional fruity versions."

As well as traditional fruit hot cross buns, M&S are also selling vegan Easter buns and eggs under their Plant Kitchen range.

Cheesy Marmite hot cross buns