honey bun

noun
  1. Also called sticky bun. a sweet spiral-shaped bun, usually with cinnamon, raisins, and nuts, coated with honey or butter and brown sugar.
  2. Also hon·ey·bun. Informal. honey(def 6, 7).

Origin of honey bun

An Americanism dating back to 1895–1900
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