A bun marked with a cross and containing dried fruit, traditionally eaten on Good Friday.
More example sentences
- According to superstition, hot cross buns and loaves baked on Good Friday never went mouldy, and were sometimes kept as charms from one year to the next.
- There was a taster session of some wine, fruit juice, cakes and hot cross buns.
- This includes exotic bread and delectable cakes, as well as tarts and pies, to say nothing of hot cross buns and Easter eggs.
Definition of hot cross bun in:
- The US English dictionary