National Sticky Bun Day is celebrated on February 21 of every year. The sticky buns were initially named ‘schnecken,’ and it is very famous in Philadelphia. These delicious Sticky Buns are mostly served for breakfast or it is served as a dessert. These buns are also sometimes called monkey bread, caramel rolls, or cinnamon rolls. The smell of a sticky bun itself makes you feel tempted; whether you bake it at home or get that wonderful smell at a bakery you feel like eating it at that instant.
“We are in the stickiest situation since sticky the stick insect got stuck on a sticky bun.” – Rowan Atkinson.
History of National Sticky Bun Day
The origin of National Sticky Bun Day and these sticky buns is not known correctly; some people say that the Ancient Egyptians found these sticky buns, and some argue that they originated in Germany. However, It is believed that these sticky buns were brought by German settlers to the United States when they started settling near Pennsylvania in the 18th century. Sticky buns are very easy to make, and they can be filled or topped with anything. Sticky buns are made up of rolled pieces of raised dough that mostly contain brown sugar or cinnamon. Before placing the leavened dough in the pan, the pan is covered with lines of sweet and sticky ingredients like honey, maple syrup, butter, nuts, and sugar. After the buns are baked, they are turned upside down so that the sticky sweet bottom becomes the topping.
Other Celebrations on February 21
February 21 is also celebrated as
How to Celebrate the Day
On this day, try baking some Sticky Buns of your own. There are numerous recipes for Sticky Buns available on the internet, or just find a bakery and enjoy eating as many Sticky Buns as possible with your family members and friends. Take pictures while baking or eating Sticky Buns and share them with others on social media using the hashtag #StickyBunDay.
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