KFC are trialling a hot cross bun burger for Easter served with their famous chicken
If you’re a fan of hot cross buns, KFC are working on an Easter treat for you.
The popular food chain are trialling a Hot Cross Bun Burger (yes, really).
Their Classic Fillet Burger bun has been swapped out for the currant-packed, cross-marked alternative that’s traditionally enjoyed on Good Friday.
To keep diehard KFC fans happy, it will have the same filling of Original Recipe chicken breast plus fresh lettuce and mayo.
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It is currently being trialled by the clever minds at KFC to ensure it will be a “hopping success”.
They’re getting feedback on whether the Easter-themed chicken burger-hybrid will really be a hit.
After all, we’re intrigued as to whether the sweet, sticky bun and the mayo-smothered fried chicken is actually a match made in fast food heaven.
The bad news is that the burger won’t be available to order at their restaurants until next year.
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So we’ll have to wait until then to give our verdict.
However, if you can’t hang on for another 12 months, you could try giving it a go at home this Easter weekend instead.
Toast the hot cross bun, and spread a layer of mayo onto the bottom half.
Next, add some lettuce and KFC chicken fillet (yes, you’ll have to pop out if you want the real deal).
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Finally, place the upper half of the bun on top and enjoy.
In the meantime, why not console yourself with one of these luxury Easter eggs.
Or, perhaps you fancy a some hot cross bun wine or bunny-shaped crumpets.
It’s a Good Friday indeed…