sticky bun


Definition of sticky bun

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

Examples of sticky bun in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web 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 For other sweet possibilities, cranberry sauce can go inside thumbprint cookies, rugelach or even a riff on sticky buns. Becky Krystal, Washington Post, 22 Nov. 2019

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First Known Use of sticky bun

1909, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of sticky bun was in 1909

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“Sticky bun.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 18 Sep. 2021.

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English Language Learners Definition of sticky bun

: a usually round sweet cake made with cinnamon and topped with melted brown sugar and butter


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