Boston bun

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Boston bun
TypeSpiced bun
Place of originAustralasia
Main ingredientsCoconut icing

A Boston bun is a large spiced bun with a thick layer of coconut icing, prevalent in Australia and New Zealand. Traditionally the bun contained sieved potato,[1] and modern versions sometimes contain raisins. It is often served sliced and buttered, to accompany a cup of tea. The origin of the name is unknown.[2]

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  1. ^ "Boston Bun" Archived July 24, 2011, at the Wayback Machine, recipe, New Zealand Woman's Weekly
  2. ^ "Aussie Food Terms". The Australian Dictionary Centre. October 2004. Archived from the original on April 11, 2009. Retrieved 2008-09-09.

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