Definition of hot cross bun in English:

hot cross bun

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  • A bun marked with a cross and containing dried fruit, traditionally eaten on Good Friday.
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    • 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.

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