spun sugar

noun

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, in the meaning defined above

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