Hot Cross Buns | Free Piano Sheet Music, Lyrics & Guitar Chords

Hot Cross Buns are fruit cakes that are decorated with a white frosting cross on top. They are typically served with a butter spread. This baked treat was sold in the streets of England to the cry of “Hot Cross Buns!”. The tradition dates back to the nineteenth century. Generally sold at Easter, these treats celebrate the resurrection of Jesus Christ following His crucifixion on the cross.

Lyrics for ‘Hot Cross Buns’

Hot cross buns! Hot cross buns!
One a penny two a penny – Hot cross buns!
If you have no daughters, give them to your sons.
One a penny two a penny – Hot cross buns!


Print Beginner Piano Sheet Music

Check out this free printable sheet music for piano and recorder. even has a video lesson that teaches you how to play the song on recorder.

Hot Cross Buns for Beginner Piano Solo


Hot Cross Buns for Recorder Solo



Guitar Chords for ‘Hot Cross Buns’

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Hot Cross Buns Guitar Chords and Lyrics


Sing-Along Video for ‘Hot Cross Buns’

There are many variations to the melody of Hot Cross Buns.  Here’s a popular video on with one variation that you sing along with from PinkFong.


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