Hot cross buns, One ha' penny buns,One ha' penny, Two a penny,Hot cross buns.Fresh, sweet buns,Come and buy my buns, ...A hot cross bun is a type of sweet spiced bun made with currants and leavened with yeast. It has a cross on the top which might be made in a variety of ways: it could be pastry, made from a simple flour and water mixture, cut from rice paper and glazed onto the bun, iced, or