sell/go like hot cakes

go like hot cakes

To sell very quickly. We had to order a second shipment of shirts because they have just been going like hot cakes!
See also: cake, hot, like

sell like hot cakes

BRITISH or

sell like hotcakes

mainly AMERICAN
If things sell like hot cakes, people buy large quantities of them in a short time. The software is selling like hot cakes. Her products sold like hotcakes. Note: You can also say that things go like hot cakes. The salesman says they've been going like hot cakes. Note: In American English, `hotcakes' are pancakes, while in British English `hot cakes' are cakes which have just been baked.
See also: cake, hot, like, sell

sell (or go) like hot cakes

be sold quickly and in large quantities.
See also: cake, hot, like, sell

sell/go like ˈhot cakes

(informal) be sold quickly in great quantities: The band’s latest record is selling like hot cakes.
See also: cake, hot, like, sell