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Sally Lunn Line breaks: Sally Lunn
Pronunciation: /sali ˈlʌn/

Definition of Sally Lunn in English:


A sweet, light teacake, typically served hot.
Example sentences
  • Sally Lunns are made from a drop batter and are usually baked in deep layer-cake pans.
  • Those original Sally Lunns were baked as large buns, split horizontally and slathered with thick clotted cream.


Said to be from the name of a woman selling such cakes in Bath circa1800.

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