Danish Cinnamon buns or "Kanelsnurrer"

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12Ingredients
450Calories
65Minutes

Cinnamon buns with the flair of Denmark. Featuring both cardamom and cinnamon, this sweet bread makes an excellent breakfast when served with coffee or hot chocolate.

Ingredients

  • 50 grams baker's yeast (fresh)
  • 5 deciliters cold milk
  • 1 egg
  • 1 kilogram flour
  • 12 grams cardamom
  • 150 grams sugar
  • 15 grams salt
  • 150 grams butter (soft)
  • 125 grams softened butter
  • 125 grams sugar
  • 2 teaspoons cinnamon powder
  • 1 egg

Directions

  1. In the bowl of an electric mixer, combine yeast and cold milk.
  2. Add the egg, flour, cardamom, sugar and salt.
  3. Knead with the hook attachment until smooth.
  4. Let it rise for about 20 minutes in a warm place.
  5. Add the butter cut into small pieces and knead for about 15 minutes. The dough will become shiny.
  6. Let it rise for about 1.5 hours in a warm place.
  7. On a slightly floured surface, place the dough, punch it gently with your fist to deflate it.
  8. Roll out the dough into a rectangle about 40 cm wide and 50 cm long.
  9. In a medium bowl, whisk the softened butter, sugar and cinnamon to make a thick paste.
  10. Spread the dough with the cinnamon- butter filling.
  11. Fold 1/3 of the dough from the left towards the center, then fold over the other third.
  12. Roll the dough to make it 30 cm wide and 50 cm long.
  13. Cut this dough into 16 portions.
  14. Twist each strip of dough holding both ends.
  15. Twist the ends in opposite directions, 4 to 5 turns.
  16. Take the dough and turn it 2 times between the index and middle finger.
  17. Arrange the buns on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper.
  18. Let rise for about 1.5 hours.
  19. Preheat oven to 200 degrees Celsius.
  20. Glaze the "kanelsnurrer" with the egg slightly beaten.
  21. Bake for 12 to 14 minutes.
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NutritionView more

450Calories
Sodium21%DV500mg
Fat25%DV16g
Protein18%DV9g
Carbs22%DV67g
Fiber8%DV2g

PER SERVING *

Calories450Calories from Fat140
% DAILY VALUE*
Total Fat16g25%
Saturated Fat9g45%
Trans Fat
Cholesterol65mg22%
Sodium500mg21%
Potassium160mg5%
Protein9g18%
Calories from Fat140
% DAILY VALUE*
Total Carbohydrate67g22%
Dietary Fiber2g8%
Sugars19g38%
Vitamin A
Vitamin C
Calcium
Iron

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

Reviews(1)

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Janice C. 10 Jul 2015
Best breakfast Danish I have had in a long time. I whip up a little icing to drizzle over the top while they are warm.