Makes around 30 buns. Recipe from Carl Baatz.



Topping (optional)


  1. Crumble the yeast into a bowl and mix it with some of the cold milk.
  2. Melt the butter and pour in the rest of the milk. Let the mix get luke warm.
  3. Pour the luke warm mix over the yeast.
  4. Add salt, sugar, and cardamom.
  5. Work the flour in and knead the dough until it is shiny, smooth, and lets go of the bowl/table top.
  6. Sprinkle with flower, cover with a cloth, and let it rise to double size.
  7. Mix the ingredients for the filling.
  8. Work the dough a bit more and make a large square using a rolling pin.
  9. Spread the filling on half of the square. Fold the other half over
  10. Cut thin strips, shape as preferred, and place on baking paper.
  11. Let rise.
  12. Brush each bun with egg and sprinkle pearl sugar on top (or whatever topping is preferred).
  13. Bake in oven at 225 C convection until golden brown (5-8 min)