sticky bun


: a spiral-shaped cinnamon roll topped with melted brown sugar and butter

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web The ultimate warm sticky bun with plump raisins and nuts. Elizabeth Berry, Woman's Day, 29 July 2022 The vegan guava sticky bun from Tavo’s Joint, a new Venezuelan spot in SoMa, is such a brilliant bite. Soleil Ho,, 16 Nov. 2020 My favorite of the bunch was the massive sticky bun, which was nearly as large as my head. Meghan Kavanaugh, USA TODAY, 30 Oct. 2020 Dishes prepared by executive chef JoJo Ruiz include shakshuka, chocolate sticky bun, lobster roll and piña colada French toast. Pam Kragen, San Diego Union-Tribune, 27 Oct. 2020 There is nowhere in Goldendale to buy a cardamom sticky bun. Charles Bethea, The New Yorker, 17 May 2020 The items also are available individually, and baked goods such as a 9-inch lemon cream pie with blueberry-mint whipped mascarpone ($20), six sticky buns ($14) or six double chocolate muffins can be ordered. Carol Deptolla, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 30 Apr. 2020 Among them: Urth Caffés, known for their stuffed French toast and pecan sticky buns; Madre Restaurants, featuring taco meal kits and a Oaxacan breakfast for two; and Honey Baked Ham outlets for traditional ham and turkey dinners. Sharon Boorstin, Los Angeles Times, 8 Apr. 2020 Working on-site keeps her connected to her employees, her customers, her sticky buns. Beth Teitell,, 27 Jan. 2020 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1909, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of sticky bun was in 1909

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Cite this Entry

“Sticky bun.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 1 Dec. 2022.

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