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paris bun

Paris bun

Experts (specifically Roy Bowers, a native of Belfast) inform me that a "Paris Bun" is a cone-shaped cake (rather than being bread-like) with a circular base. Sometimes the base has been dipped in chocolate; usually the bun contains fairly large sugar crystals on the surface.

Sounds like something I'd remember fondly (and maybe write a song about) too...

Photograph contributed by East Belfast's own Maurice Kinkead

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