banbury bun

Banbury cake

noun
a small, oval pastry containing currants, candied peel, honey, spices, etc., usually with three parallel cuts across the top.
Also called Banbury bun.


Origin:
1605–15; named after Banbury, where it was made

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Banbury cake
 
n
(Brit) a cake consisting of a pastry base filled with currants, raisins, candied peel, and sugar, with a crisscross pattern on the top

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