What traditional food did the Victorians eat for breakfast on Good Friday?
Hot cross buns.
Today many bakers make the traditional cross on top using frosting, but Victorian bakers and those before them generally used one of two toppings. Can you guess what they were?
I’ve provided the number of letters and given the first and last.
l __ __ __ n c __ __ d
m __ __ __ __ __ __ n
Many hot cross buns included one of two dried fruits. Can you guess what they were?
As before, I’ve given the number of letters, filling in the first and last.
c __ __ __ __ __ __ s
r __ __ __ __ __ s
You can leave your guesses in a comment.
I’ll update the post over the weekend to include the answer, so you could check back Monday. I’ll also provide a link to this post at the end of next Friday’s quiz.
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Update and Answer
Congratulations on the great guesses. Erica was the first to get them all.
The toppings used were lemon curd and marzipan.
The dried fruits often found inside a hot cross bun were currants and raisins.
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I’ve updated the Friday Fun post from last week. Click this link to see the answer.