Here at Forte, we love a good hot x bun. And we love nothing better than when it’s made by a local business. Below is a list of the businesses lovingly making each bun by hand and the other cafes stocking such creations:
Big believers of all things better for you, Skinny Dippers are entering the hot x bun world with their paleo hot cross bun.
Address: 42 Little Ryrie St, Geelong
Born and Bread Bakehouse
Located just off Pakington Street, this family owned business is all about making delicious treats and baked goods. Stocking various loaves of bread, you can pick up croissants, baked treats and come Easter time, some seriously delicious hot x buns.
Address: Shop 2, 364 Pakington St, Newtown.
Zeally Bay Sourdough
Take a trip down the coast and you’ll find a bread-lovers heaven. The bonus is that with this artisan bakehouse, the slow-ferment sourdough hot x buns are slightly better for you, with no sugar or yeast.
Address: 10 Sawmills Way, Torquay
Little Wings Artisan Bread
Sourdough hot cross buns are all the rage this Easter and look no further than Little Wings for all your Easter baked needs.
Address: 2/34 Murradoc Rd, Drysdale
Pane di Matteo
Operating for a few years now, Pane di Matteo have a love for the finer things in life, oh, and baked goods of course. They’re back into making hot x buns for the year, so stop by and get yourself a collection.
Address: 12 Porter Ave, Highton
Where can you get an organic rye and spelt sourdough hot cross bun? FEAST is where, these Easter treats fitting in perfectly with their plant-based menu.
Address: 5 Ormond Rd, East Geelong
La Madre Bakery
A go-to for many cafes when it comes to stocking baked treats, La Madre are also all about making a damn fine hot x bun. This year hot out of the oven, we have the classic fruit, and an amazing chocolate and cherry one.
Address: 164 Fyans St, South Geelong
That Place Patisserie
Easter has certainly arrived at That Place Patisserie, with their super good hot cross buns ready to be inhaled from now until Easter.
Address: 110b Mt Pleasant Rd, Belmont
Butter & Co
Geelong’s newest patisserie on the Pakington street block, has definitely stepped up to the hot cross bun competition, with their escargot hot cross buns available to order in six packs up or singly until Easter weekend.
Address: 316 Pakington St, Geelong West
Gluten Free 4 U
For all you that need some gluten free bad boys, hit up Gluten Free 4 U for all your hot cross bun needs this Easter season.
Address: 110 Pakington St, Geelong West
Cafes to pick up from…
The Pickers Union
King of the Castle
The Bakers Den
And so many more…
All images sourced from venue’s socials.
Written by Chloe Cicero