Here’s a Swedish cinnamon bun recipe to celebrate Cinnamon Bun Day
Soft, exotic, sweet but not sickly, cardamom, cinnamon and saffron buns are a Christmas tradition in Sweden, eaten with a cup of coffee for ‘fika’ (coffee time).
You might think it odd that the Swedish use eastern spices in their baking… but it’s a legacy of their seafaring adventures from the Vikings onwards.
This recipe is a version of a recipe from a Gothenburg all female bakery, Alvar and Ivar.
Swedish cinnamon bun recipe
Makes approximately 10 to 12 buns
For the dough:
The seeds of 35 cardamom pods, crushed into powder 250ml of lukewarm whole milk 50g butter (unsalted) 7g fast acting... read more
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