Hot cross buns

Hot cross buns! Hot cross buns!
One a penny two a penny - Hot cross buns
If you have no daughters, give them to your sons
One a penny two a penny - Hot cross buns

Around the the nineteenth century, hot cross buns were sold in the streets, mostly at Easter.

Hot cross bunsThe cross standing as a symbol of Christ, In many historically Christian countries, the buns are traditionally eaten on Good Friday.

Buns have long been associated with holy festivals, as have crosses of various sorts. The symbolism of an equal armed cross is often associated with the "four corners" of the world or the ancient elements.

The earliest known reference to such a bun in written English is from "Poor Robin's Almanac" in 1733. These became "Hot" Cross Buns in the early 19th century.

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