Food & Drink

The Best Gluten Free Hot Cross Buns In Sydney

By Bianka Dorman
18th Apr 2019

Cue the mighty hot cross bun. Fluffy, tasty and sweet, Easter can be a tough time to find treats sans gluten.

Fear not, we’ve rounded up some tummy-friendly baked goods that actually taste like (if not better) than the classic morsel himself. You know, the dissolve-in-your-mouth and glazed kind.

Here are the best gluten-free hot cross buns in Sydney.

Bake Bar

Various Locations

Oh hail the soft, juicy, and perfectly spiced with a sweet, sticky glazed hot cross buns flying out of the oven every day at Bake Bar. Made fresh on the daily, you can thank your lucky stars that you won’t be missing out on this epic Easter treat because these legends have whipped up a hot morsel that maybe even beats the original. These kids are only available until April 25.

Imperial Gluten Free Bakery


Get yourself over to the Imperial Gluten Free Bakery because you are literally going to die over these mouth-watering gluten-free morsels. Chocolate Easter eggs take a step back, these bad boys are going to be your absolute favourite because they’re big, they’re soft and well, they’re basically clouds of wheat-free goodness you should be devouring this weekend.

Wholegreen Bakery


The phrase “gluten-free hot cross buns” is enough to get any coeliac out of bed in the morning, so it come as no surprise that an entire bakery dedicated to goodies sans gluten has our gluten-intolerant friends in all chaos. The gluten-free hot cross buns (and dairy free) at Wholegreen Bakery are glazed to perfection and packed to the brim with apple, figs, raisins and a whole heap of spices which means your Easter week just took a turn for the better. Apart from the obvious Easter treat, you’ll also want to load up on chai spiced carrot cake – it’d be rude not to. 

We Are Nutie


The hot cross bun takes continue and this time around, it’s We Are Nutie taking out the prize. On their Easter menu you’ll find vegan and gluten-free hot cross cookies. Packed with spices, orange zest and chocolate chips, you’ll want to make sure you nab these up before the weekend.

Nonie’s Food


A boutique artisan bakery tucked away behind Botany’s industrial workshops, Nonie’s Food churns out gluten and dairy free treats completely preservative free. Nonie’s is only open to the public once a week on a Friday so you’ll want to pre-order to avoid disappointment because they usually sell out. 

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Image credit: Ben Tyers. 

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