Egg butter

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Egg butter
Karelian pasties topped with egg butter
Alternative names Munavoi
Type Spread
Place of origin Estonia
Main ingredients Butter and chopped hard boiled eggs
Cookbook: Egg butter  Media: Egg butter

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 Estonian cuisine and Finnish 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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