Swedish Saffron Buns

Ingredients

Dough

  • 1 cup milk, warm
  • 1/2 tsp ground saffron
  • 1 tbsp honey
  • 2 tsp yeast
  • 4 cups flour
  • 1 tsp psyllium husk (for gluten free flour)
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp cardamom
  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 1/3 cup butter, softened
  • 1/3 cup Greek yogurt
  • 2 eggs

Topping

  • 28 raisins
  • 1 egg, beaten

Instructions

  1. Mix together the milk, saffron, honey and yeast. Let it sit for 10 minutes.
  2. Add in the remaining dough ingredients. Knead, cover, and let it rise for 2 hours.
  3. Divide the dough into 14 pieces. Roll each piece into a 12″ long strand.
  4. Roll each strand into an S-shape.
  5. Cover and let the buns rise for another hour.
  6. Place 2 raisins & brush the egg wash on each bun.
  7. Bake for 10-12 minutes at 400.

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