Guokui

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Guokui
陕西八大怪铜雕——锅盔像锅盖 - panoramio.jpg
A statue including Guokui
Place of originShaanxi, China
Main ingredientsBread
VariationsChicken, beef

Guokui (simplified Chinese: 锅盔; traditional Chinese: 鍋盔; pinyin: guōkuī)[1] is a kind of pancake made from flour originating from Shaanxi cuisine. It is round in shape, about a foot long in diameter, an inch in thickness, and weighs about 2.5 kg. It is traditionally presented as a gift by a grandmother to her grandson when he turns one month old.

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  1. ^ Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, ed. (1 September 2016). 现代汉语词典 [A Dictionary of Current Chinese] (in Chinese) (Seventh ed.). Beijing: The Commercial Press. p. 496. ISBN 978-7-100-12450-8. 锅盔 guōkuī