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Probably keeps it next to the fruitcake

A Lincolnshire grandmother has the world’s oldest hot cross bun – baked on Good Friday in 1821. Nancy Titman, 91, was given the 189-year-old bun when her mum died and amazingly it shows no traces of mould, reports the Daily Telegraph.Nancy Titman and her hot cross bun /RexThe bun, made the same year Napoleon died, George IV was crowned king and poet John Keats passed away, has been in her family for generations.

More via Ananova – The world’s oldest hot cross bun.

April 1, 2010 Posted by | Holidays | , | Comments Off on Probably keeps it next to the fruitcake