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National Sticky Bun Day

Celebrate National Sticky Bun Day with delicious treats - from classic cinnamon rolls to creative twists, indulge in sweet sticky goodness!
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February 21
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Get ready to celebrate National Sticky Bun Day on February 21 with a delicious treat! This special day is dedicated to celebrating the traditional sweet breakfast pastry, which has been enjoyed since the 1800s. Before it was known as a sticky bun, this tasty doughy creation was referred to as "turn-overs" or "buns in blankets." Whether you enjoy them plain or topped with cinnamon and sugar, they are sure to fill your heart (and stomach) with warmth and happiness.

History of National Sticky Bun Day

National Sticky Bun Day Timeline

<div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1683</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Sticky Bun Origins</div><div class='timeline-text'>The sticky bun, originally known as the "schnecken" starts its journey in Germany, where it is a popular part of traditional breakfasts.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1700s</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Early American Adaptation</div><div class='timeline-text'>German immigrants bring the confections to America – specifically Pennsylvania – and the local German bakeries begin selling them under the name "sticky buns".</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1800s</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Rise in Popularity</div><div class='timeline-text'>The sticky bun gains national attention in America as its popularity spread from the local bakeries in Pennsylvania to neighboring states.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1950</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Sticky Buns Go Commercial</div><div class='timeline-text'>Commercial bakeries begin mass producing sticky buns, and they quickly become a staple breakfast item in many American households.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1998</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>National Sticky Bun Day Inception</div><div class='timeline-text'>The National Sticky Bun day is first celebrated on February 21, officially recognizing these delicious pastries as a part of American culinary tradition.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>2015</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Sticky Bun Reinventions</div><div class='timeline-text'>Chefs and bakers start reinventing the sticky bun, introducing new flavours and fillings, and bringing a gourmet touch to the traditional pastry.</div></div></div>

How to Celebrate National Sticky Bun Day

<div id='' class='facts-item'><div id='' class='facts-header'><h3 id='' class='facts-number'>1</h3></div><div id='' class='facts-text-wrapper'><h3 id='' class='facts-title'>Bake your own sticky buns</h3><p id='' class='facts-text'>Making sticky buns is easier than you think. All you need is a dough, cinnamon, butter, sugar and raisins. Roll out the dough, spread your ingredients on top and roll up into a log shape. Bake in the oven until golden brown.</p></div></div><div id='' class='facts-item'><div id='' class='facts-header'><h3 id='' class='facts-number'>2</h3></div><div id='' class='facts-text-wrapper'><h3 id='' class='facts-title'>Go out for sticky buns</h3><p id='' class='facts-text'>You don't need to bake your own sticky buns to celebrate this day! Search for Sticky Buns on Yelp or Google Maps to find a bakery near you that serves them fresh and hot.</p></div></div><div id='' class='facts-item'><div id='' class='facts-header'><h3 id='' class='facts-number'>3</h3></div><div id='' class='facts-text-wrapper'><h3 id='' class='facts-title'>Organize a sticky bun tasting party</h3><p id='' class='facts-text'>Invite some friends over and have them bring their favorite store-bought or homemade sticky buns to share. Let everyone sample each other's creations and vote for their favorite one at the end of the party.</p></div></div><div id='' class='facts-item'><div id='' class='facts-header'><h3 id='' class='facts-number'>4</h3></div><div id='' class='facts-text-wrapper'><h3 id='' class='facts-title'>Watch a movie about sticky buns</h3><p id='' class='facts-text'>Grab some popcorn and cozy up with a movie about sticky buns. There are plenty of great films out there featuring delicious warm gooey treats like National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation and The Holiday.</p></div></div><div id='' class='facts-item'><div id='' class='facts-header'><h3 id='' class='facts-number'>5</h3></div><div id='' class='facts-text-wrapper'><h3 id='' class='facts-title'>Take a baking course</h3><p id='' class='facts-text'>Learn how to make sticky buns from scratch by taking a baking course at your local cooking school or community center. You'll learn all the tips and tricks needed to create these delicious treats.</p></div></div>

Why We Love National Sticky Bun Day

<div id='' class='whywelove-item'><div id='' class='whywelove-letter-cont'><div class='whywelove-letter'>A</div></div><div id='why-we-love-main-cont'><h3 id='' class='whywelove-title'>Sticky buns are a delicious treat</h3><p id='' class='whywelove-text'>Nothing beats the sweet, gooey goodness of sticky buns! Whether you make them at home or pick them up from your local bakery, these delicious pastries are sure to satisfy any sweet tooth. They're the perfect treat for breakfast, brunch, or an afternoon snack.</p></div></div><div id='' class='whywelove-item'><div id='' class='whywelove-letter-cont'><div class='whywelove-letter'>B</div></div><div id='why-we-love-main-cont'><h3 id='' class='whywelove-title'>Sticky buns can be dressed up for any occasion</h3><p id='' class='whywelove-text'>From cinnamon and maple to cream cheese and marshmallows, there are endless variations on the classic sticky bun recipe. You can even add your own special touches to create unique flavors or eye-catching decorations—the possibilities are endless!</p></div></div><div id='' class='whywelove-item'><div id='' class='whywelove-letter-cont'><div class='whywelove-letter'>C</div></div><div id='why-we-love-main-cont'><h3 id='' class='whywelove-title'>Sticky buns make great gifts</h3><p id='' class='whywelove-text'>What better way to show someone how much you care than by baking them a batch of homemade sticky buns? This traditional dessert is sure to bring a smile to anyone's face—and they'll be thrilled that you went the extra mile!</p></div></div>

5 Sweet Facts About Sticky Buns

National Sticky Bun Day FAQs

When is National Sticky Bun Day?

National Sticky Bun Day is celebrated on February 21 every year. In 2024 National Sticky Bun Day will occur on a Wednesday.

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