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Term: Critomancy


Baking a single symbolic object into one of many food items—cakes, pancakes, cookies, muffins, rolls, etc. The person who is served that piece containing the charm determines his or her future according to traditional meanings:

  • Rings foretell marriage
  • Silver coins foretell money
  • Walnuts foretell good health

Also spelled "Crithomancy."