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Marks & Spencer have issued a warning over their luxurious scorching cross buns amid fears heating them in a toaster may spark fires this Easter.

The conventional teacake and their Salted Caramely, Extremely Cheesy and Extremely Chocolately variations all include the warning on their packaging: “This product is not suitable for toasting in a domestic toaster.”

Instead, the recommendation is to warmth them underneath the grill.

It is believed added elements in sure luxurious manufacturers imply they may catch alight extra simply if put in a toaster.

Dried fruits, nuts, chocolate chips and even tacky flakes can simply drop off the buns and mildew to the toaster. If left to burn inside they may follow the heating components producing smoke and even catching alight.

Britain sees 20 million packs flying off the cabinets every year

(The Independent )

Giving the posh scorching cross bun three-and-a-half stars, our IndyBest reviewers stated: “For the hot cross bun purists among you, this offering from M&S doesn’t tamper with tradition. Shiny, chewy and well spiced, these buns were packed full of flavour, with currants in every bite.

“Although we’re not sure what it is that supposedly elevates these hot cross buns to ‘luxury’ status, they offer a delicious classic option that die-hard fans of the seasonal snack will relish.”

The bun’s cross is known to symbolise the crucifixion of Jesus Christ, which Christians bear in mind on Good Friday – the day on which scorching cross buns are historically meant to be eaten.

Right-wing MPs have not too long ago hit out at Iceland’s plans to launch scorching tick buns in order to not offend any non-Christians.

M&S luxurious scorching cross buns


Reform UK MP Lee Anderson instructed the Express: “It’s this type of ridiculous namby-pamby virtual-signalling that is leading to millions of people echoing Reform UK’s call to get our country back.”

Conservative MP Sir Jacob Rees-Mogg stated: “Who would buy a frozen tick bun?”

It got here as a vet issued a warning in time for Easter as instances of chocolate poisoning in pets surge over the vacations.

The ingestion of chocolate can result in severe signs together with seizures and within the worst instances, fatalities.

The drawback is worsened by the closure of most surgical procedures over public holidays, which may result in pricier vet payments as homeowners need to take their animals to out-of-hours clinics.

Veterinary surgeon Dr Mark Boddy, from pet helpline PawSquad, stated: “Last Easter, we saw calls relating to chocolate ingestion more than double during Easter week. Cases of toxicity and gastric upset in general can be up to triple their usual volume around holidays like Easter, Christmas, and Valentine’s Day.”