Join Riverfront Times Press Club. Because No News is Bad News.

Tuesday, October 18, 2011

A Reader Hungers for a Cinnamon Bun of Yore

Posted By on Tue, Oct 18, 2011 at 1:00 PM

click to enlarge IMAGE VIA
A reader asks for my help:
I don't know how old you are so you may or may not remember these. I recall a great 'cinnamon bun' we called them...that my grandfather used to pick up from a bakery somewhere off of Grand Ave. in North St. Louis. They were rectangular in shape, the dough was like an egg bread, and the top was covered with cinnamon.

We would slice them horizontally and smear them with butter. Yummm...the best breakfast/late night snack treat ever. I have no idea what they were really called. They are not like a cinnamon roll. This would have been in the late '50's early 60's. Any ideas?
This is well before my time in St. Louis, so I turn to you, Gut Check readers, for help.

Tags: ,

Riverfront Times works for you, and your support is essential.

Our small but mighty local team works tirelessly to bring you high-quality, uncensored news and cultural coverage of St. Louis and beyond.

Unlike many newspapers, ours is free – and we'd like to keep it that way, because we believe, now more than ever, everyone deserves access to accurate, independent coverage of their community.

Whether it's a one-time acknowledgement of this article or an ongoing pledge, your support helps keep St. Louis' true free press free.

Read the Digital Print Issue

September 23, 2020

View more issues

Newsletters

Never miss a beat

Sign Up Now

Subscribe now to get the latest news delivered right to your inbox.

Best Things to Do In St. Louis

© 2020 Riverfront Times

Website powered by Foundation