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25 Foods That Defined '90s Australian Birthday Parties

Fairy bread is a goddamn national treasure.

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1. Fairy bread

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The height of Australian cuisine a.k.a. HEAVEN ON A PLATE.

2. Cabanossi and cheese

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Combined with Jatz or, if you were really fancy, skewered on a toothpick.

3. Party pies

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It's right there in the name.

4. Mini sausage rolls

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Flaky. Meaty. Good.

5. Chocolate spiders

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This is why Australians aren't scared of spiders. We eat them.

6. Mixed lollies

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Including snakes, because we aren't scared of them and eat them too.

7. Chocolate crackles

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The ultimate chocolate treat.

8. Honey joys

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There's a reason they're called joys.

9. Cheezels

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To be eaten one by one off your fingers, of course.

10. Shapes

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Preferably pizza.

11. Sherbet cones

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Amazing as long as you didn't choke on the sherbet.

12. Rainbow jelly cups

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So ~creative~.

13. Frog in the pond

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Taking those jelly cups to the next level.

14. Chicken nuggets

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Delicious and ~nutritious~.

15. Frankfurts

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A.k.a. Cheerios. Stick a toothpick in and they were good to go. Super gourmet parties got them wrapped in pastry as ~pigs in blankets~.

17. Rainbow popcorn

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It looked delightful and tasted even better.

18. Toffees

Which no one actually liked eating because they basically killed your teeth.

19. Jam rolls

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Store-bought, naturally.

20. Lamingtons

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Sometimes they were even PINK.

21. Cottee's cordial

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In your flavour of choice (usually red or green, lbr).

22. Butterfly cupcakes

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These were an extra special treat.

23. Ice cream cake

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Especially if the party was at Macca's.

25. And lolly bags.

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No party was complete without one to take home.

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