bugne (lyonnaise)

/boon-YUH lee-yoh-nez/
[French] plural bugnes (lyonnaises)

A large deep-fried, sweet pastry fritter made with rum and orange flower water formed by twisting strips of pastry into a knot. It is usually dusted with icing sugar. Bugnes are popular in Lyonnais and Bourgogne around Easter, especially Shrove Tuesday and are often flavoured with acacia flowers.



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