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fadeout32811!!!

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french
Hi,

I am watching "The Great British Bake off" and there is a line that I don't understand.
In a scene, the MC says to the participants,

"The judges would like you to make a sweet fruit loaf.
This should be made from enriched dough which, as we know, is a dough that has won the butter lottery."

I think the MC is saying something funny, but I don't understand the meaning of "a dough that has won the butter lottery."
Would someone explain please?

Thank you!
 
  • PaulQ

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    UK
    English - England
    If you have won the lottery, then you are rich because you have a lot of money.
    If you have won the butter lottery, then you will have won a lot of butter.
    If you have a lot of butter, then you are "rich in butter" - therefore the "enriched dough" is rich in butter - has a lot of butter...
     
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