Sweet roll

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Sweet roll
Chelsea Buns.jpg
A Chelsea bun, a type of fruit bun popular in the United Kingdom
Alternative name(s) Sweet bun
Type Sweet bread

A sweet roll (or sweet bun) refers to any kind of bread roll or bun that is made to taste sweet. They are eaten as a breakfast or dessert food. They may contain spices, nuts, fruits, and are often glazed or topped with icing.[1] Compared to regular bread dough, sweet roll dough generally has more sugar, fat, eggs and yeast.[2] They are often round,[3] and are small enough to be eaten by one person.[4] They are different to pastries, which are made from a paste-like batter,[5] and from cakes, which are usually not leavened like bread is.[6] They are also not the same as doughnuts, which are deep fried.[7]

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