sally-lunn

sally lunn

[luhn]
noun
a slightly sweetened teacake served hot with butter.
Also, Sally Lunn.


Origin:
1770–80; after a woman who sold them in Bath, England, at the end of the 18th century

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Sally Lunn (lʌn)
 
n
a flat round cake made from a sweet yeast dough, usually served hot
 
[C19: said to be named after an 18th-century English baker who invented it]

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