Egg butter

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Egg butter
Karjala.jpg
Karelian pasties topped with egg butter
Alternative namesMunavoi
TypeSpread
Place of originFinland
Main ingredientsButter and chopped hard boiled eggs
Ingredients generally usedSalt

Egg butter (Finnish: munavoi, Estonian: munavõi) is a mixture of butter and chopped hard boiled eggs. It is one of the most popular spreads in Finnish cuisine and Estonian cuisine.

In Finland, egg butter is typically spread over hot Karelian pasties.[1][2] In Estonia, egg butter and leib (dark rye bread) are traditionally included in the Easter Sunday meal.[3]

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  1. ^ Ojakangasm Beatrice A. (1999). The Great Scandinavian Baking Book, pp. 269–273. University of Minnesota Press. ISBN 0816634963
  2. ^ Symington, Andy and Dunford, George (2009). Finland, p. 58. Lonely Planet. ISBN 1741047714
  3. ^ Kärne, Karin Annus (2005). Estonian Tastes and Traditions, pp. 13 and 204. Hippocrene Books. ISBN 0781811228

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