February 21 is National Sticky Bun Day

February 21 is National Sticky Bun Day!

If you love walking into a bakery to be hit by the wonderful aroma of pastries, or enjoy making your own sweet rolls, today is the day to indulge. It’s time to pull out your favorite family recipe or visit that special local bakery and celebrate National Sticky Bun Day!

The origins of National Sticky Bun Day trace back to the rich culinary traditions of early European settlers in America. With them, they brought recipes for various pastries, including the sticky bun. Over time, this sweet treat gained popularity across the nation, captivating the taste buds of generations to come. Today, National Sticky Bun Day serves as a tribute to the timeless appeal of this mouthwatering delight.


Sticky Bun sweet treats

Favorite family recipes usually include flour, yeast, butter, sugar and nuts, among other things topped with a deliciously sweet glaze. Here in the Mohawk Valley, you might enjoy the version that features a maple syrup glaze to give an amazing twist on traditional sticky deliciousness. If making your own sticky buns seems like a lot for a work day, visiting your local bakery or coffee shop can offer a welcome break. In either case, celebrating with sweet treats and a cup of tea or coffee may be the perfect way to enjoy the day.