spun sugar

noun
|Updated on: 12 Jun 2018

Definition of spun sugar

: sugar boiled to long threads and gathered up and shaped into desired forms or heaped on a stick as a candy
  • … thin shells of chocolate filled with caramel and white chocolate mousse and cradled in a nest of spun sugar.
  • —Jeff Book

First Known Use of spun sugar

1846

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