A pasty barm (also called a pastie barm cake or a pastie flour cake) is a delicacy native to Bolton, in Lancashire. The pasty barm consists of a buttered barm cake with a (standard meat and potato) pasty as the filling.
The snack was supposedly invented by Bolton schoolboys in the 1950s as a "cheap dinner". In 2010 it was voted as Bolton's favourite snack in the local newspaper Bolton News. In 2012, Bolton-born boxer Amir Khan mentioned introducing his American fiancée to the pasty flour cake during a visit to England.
- "Delicacy is town's favourite snack". Bolton News. Retrieved 2012-10-29.
- "I didn't understand a word of Amir Khan's 'daft' Bolton accent – says fiancée Faryal Makhdoom". The Sun. Retrieved 29 October 2012.