Spinned Saffron Buns filled with Vanilla, Pistachios and Cranberries – Snurrade Saffransbullar fyllda med Vanilj, Pistagenötter & Tranbär

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These are the winning saffron buns of all years. They turned out moist, delicious and pretty. If you haven’t tried making saffron buns before you have to do it now – nothing tastes or smells more delicious. Happy Baking!

Recipe / Recept

1 g of saffron / 2 paket saffran

2 cups of milk / 5 dl mjölk

2 envelops of yeast / 50 g jäst

200 g smör / 200 g smör

1 egg/ 1 ägg

0.5 tsp of salt / 0.5 tsk salt

1.4 cups of sugar / 3 dl socker

about 8 cups of flour / ca 20 dl mjöl 

Filling / Fyllning

Butter / Smör 

Sugar / Socker

Vanilla extract / vaniljsocker 

pistachios / pistagenötter

cranberries / tranbär

1 egg / 1 ägg

This recipe was baked with dry yeast, if using fresh, heat milk to body temp. and dissolve with yeast before adding dry ingredients.

1. Mix 4 cups of flour, sugar, yeast and salt together. / Blanda 10 dl mjöl, socker, jäst och salt tillsammans.

2. Heat milk, saffron and butter. / Värm mjöl, saffran och smör till ca 44 grader.

3. Pour milk mixture over flour mixture. Add the egg. / Häll mjölkblandningen över mjölblandningen. Lägg i ägget.

4. Work the dough and add more flour until the dough doesn’t stick to the walls of the bowl anymore. / Arbeta degen och lägg i mer mjöl tills degen släpper från kanterna av bunken.

5. Let rise for 30 min. / Låt jäsa i 30 min.

6. Mix about 50 g of butter together with 1.5 tbsp of sugar and 1 tsp vanilla. / Blanda ca 50 g smör med 1.5 msk socker och 1 tsk vaniljsocker.

7. Roll out the dough as square as possible. / Kavla ut degen i en fyrkant.

8. Spread butter filling on half the dough, sprinkle with pistachios and cranberries. / Bred ut smörfyllning på halva degen, strö över pistagenötter och tranbär.

9. Fold the un-buttered half over. / Vik över den o-smörade delen.

10. Cut in stripes, and cut the stripes in two but not all the way, looking like a pair of pants. / Skär i strimlor och skär varje strimma i 2 delar, men inte hela vägen, ska se ut som ett par byxor.

11. Spin the legs of the pants and fold in. / Snurra benen på byxorna och vik in.

12. Let rise for another 30 min. / Låt jäsa i ytterligare 3o min.

13. Heat the oven to 440. / Sätt ugnen på 250 grader.

14. Brush the buns with a whipped egg. / Pensla bullarna med ett uppvispat ägg.

15. Bake for about 8 min. / Grädda i ca 8 min.

16. Done! / Klart!

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