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St. Lucia Buns
HOW TO MAKE
What are St. Lucia buns?
These beautifully shaped Swedish saffron rolls are served on December 13 to celebrate St. Lucia Day.
Toast the saffron at 275°F for 10 min, then crush and soak in 3 tablespoons of boiling water for 30 min.
Mix & Knead Dough
Rise & Shape
Let the dough rise until it's doubled in size, then split the dough into 12 equal pieces with a bench scraper.
Roll into Ropes
Roll each ball of dough into a long rope. We'll twist each one of these ropes into a differently shaped bun!
Choose a Shape
There are cats, ram's horns, Baby Jesus, priest's hair, and many other fun shapes to try!
Rise & Bake
Let the buns rise for 30-45 min, then brush with egg, decorate with raisins, and bake at 375°F for 18-20 min.
Serve these freshly baked St. Lucia buns with a cup of hot coffee and enjoy these delicious treats!
Want more info?
Check out the full recipe with pro tips and step-by-step photos on Savor the Flavour!