Support Local Journalism. Join Riverfront Times Press Club.

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: ,

Support Local Journalism.
Join the Riverfront Times Press Club

Local journalism is information. Information is power. And we believe everyone deserves access to accurate independent coverage of their community and state. Our readers helped us continue this coverage in 2020, and we are so grateful for the support.

Help us keep this coverage going in 2021. Whether it's a one-time acknowledgement of this article or an ongoing membership pledge, your support goes to local-based reporting from our small but mighty team.

Join the Riverfront Times Club for as little as $5 a month.

Read the Digital Print Issue

September 22, 2021

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

© 2021 Riverfront Times

Website powered by Foundation