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Tesco's New 'Strawberries & Clotted Cream' Hot Cross Bun Flavor Excites Shoppers

  • Tesco introduces a novel strawberries and clotted cream hot cross bun flavor with white chocolate chips.
  • Shoppers praise the innovative flavor as a game-changer in the hot cross bun market.
  • Mixed reactions emerge, with some calling for a return to traditional flavors.
  • Competing with M&S's Extremely Cheesy hot cross buns, which have also caught foodies' attention.

Tesco has once again stirred up the hot cross bun scene, this time with a deliciously unique strawberries and clotted cream flavor, adorned with rich white chocolate chips. Fans of the seasonal treat are buzzing, with many declaring the supermarket has "changed the hot cross bun game" and describing the new addition as "flipping amazing."

"Yummy," exclaimed one enthusiast, eager to sample the innovative flavor, while another was ready to embrace these "bad boys." However, not everyone was on board with the departure from tradition, as one shopper expressed their preference for the classics, suggesting a new name for these inventive creations.


Olivia Allhusen at The Sun reported that the excitement didn't stop there. Tesco has also tempted taste buds with other unusual varieties, including salted caramel, blueberry, and lemon and white chocolate buns. Meanwhile, M&S's Extremely Cheesy hot cross buns, featuring cheddar and red Leicester, are also making waves among food lovers, with some fans claiming they're "the best thing I've ever tasted."

Tom Church, Co-Founder of LatestDeals.co.uk, commented, "It's fascinating to see how supermarkets like Tesco and M&S are innovating with hot cross bun flavors. Whether it's Tesco's strawberries and clotted cream buns or M&S's cheesy creations, it's clear that there's a growing appetite for new twists on this Easter classic. It's a great way for stores to stand out and for shoppers to enjoy some unique seasonal treats."

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