Definition of Sally Lunn in English:

Sally Lunn


  • A sweet, light teacake, typically served hot.

    • ‘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 c 1800.


Sally Lunn

/sali ˈlʌn/