Definition of Kitchener bun in English:

Kitchener bun


  • (chiefly in South Australia) a sugared doughnut usually filled with cream and jam.

    • ‘The humble jam berliner was changed to the kitchener bun.’
    • ‘She proudly posed in front of the sign for the adjacent village dressed in a traditional dirndl and with a Kitchener bun.’
    • ‘A daily cream or kitchener bun or chocolate éclair helped ease the pain.’
    • ‘We might have to stop and get a kitchener bun at Meadows.’
    • ‘There's a lot of history and nostalgia built into the produce—from Barossa mettwurst out of central Europe to our creamy Kitchener buns.’


Early 20th century: named after Earl Kitchener (see Kitchener, Herbert).