Jane Austen recipes: Bath buns Rich Bath buns were a favourite of Jane Austen - though apparently it was easy to over-do it.

Jane Austen recipes: Bath buns Rich Bath buns were a favourite of Jane Austen - though apparently it was easy to over-do it.

Bath Buns

Bath Buns

'Sally Lunn-bun' and 'Bath bun's'. Sally Lunn, a young French refugee, arrived in England over 300 years ago. She found work at what is now known as Sally Lunn's House and began to bake a rich round and generous bread now known as the Sally Lunn Bun. This bun became a very popular delicacy in Georgian England as its special taste and lightness allowed it to be enjoyed with either sweet or savory accompaniments. Similar in texture to Brioche which is a French egg bread.

'Sally Lunn-bun' and 'Bath bun's'. Sally Lunn, a young French refugee, arrived in England over 300 years ago. She found work at what is now known as Sally Lunn's House and began to bake a rich round and generous bread now known as the Sally Lunn Bun. This bun became a very popular delicacy in Georgian England as its special taste and lightness allowed it to be enjoyed with either sweet or savory accompaniments. Similar in texture to Brioche which is a French egg bread.

If you have visited the city of Bath, you might have noticed that there are two buns in town who are competing to be the oldest, most authentic, and most valuable to the city’s heritage. The Sally Lunn and the Bath Bun. They even each have their own tea room named after their favoured bun. Of...Read More »

If you have visited the city of Bath, you might have noticed that there are two buns in town who are competing to be the oldest, most authentic, and most valuable to the city’s heritage. The Sally Lunn and the Bath Bun. They even each have their own tea room named after their favoured bun. Of...Read More »

Bath Buns.  "Hagrid poured them tea and offered them a plate of Bath buns, but they knew better than to accept, having had too much experience of Hagrid's cooking." The Prisoner of Azkaban

Bath Buns. "Hagrid poured them tea and offered them a plate of Bath buns, but they knew better than to accept, having had too much experience of Hagrid's cooking." The Prisoner of Azkaban

Rich Bath buns were a favourite of Jane Austen - though apparently it was easy to over-do it.

Rich Bath buns were a favourite of Jane Austen - though apparently it was easy to over-do it.

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