Ingredients

Dough 1

  • 50 gram salted butter
  • 500 ml milk
  • 50 gram fresh yeast
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tbsp sugar
  • 750 gram flour

Dough 2

  • 1 gram saffron
  • 1 st sugar lump
  • 125 gram room temperature butter
  • 135 gram sugar
  • 1 st egg
  • 300 gram flour

Saffron Buns

There is something special about these buns for Christmas, don´t you think?

Christmas

    Follow these steps

    Dough 1

  1. Assemble the Assistent with the stainless-steel bowl, dough knife and dough roller.

  2. In a small saucepan, melt the butter and add the milk. Make it up to 37°C (98°F)

  3. Crumble the yeast into the bowl, add the milk and start the assistant with the dough roller right next to the edge, at low speed until the yeast dissolves.

  4. Add sugar, salt and flour,

  5. Increase speed to medium. Lock arm in place about 1 inch (2-4 cm) from the side of the bowl. Set the timer for 5 minutes and let knead.

  6. Cover the bowl with the bowl cover and let it rise for 60 minutes.

  7. Dough 2

  8. Set oven to 225-250°C (435°F).

  9. Crush saffron and sugar lump in a mortar.

  10. Assemble the assistant with beater bowl and cookie whisks.

  11. Mix room temperature butter and sugar in the beater bowl.

  12. Add egg and saffron.

  13. Add dough 2 into dough 1 and blend them together with the dough roller.

  14. Add the rest of the flour.

  15. Make saffron buns and place on baking sheet lined with parchment paper.

  16. Add raisins and let them rise for 30 minutes.

  17. Brush the buns with egg.

  18. Bake in the oven for 7-9 minutes.

  19. Let cool down on a wire rack.