for breakfast or to afternoon tea - these soft and tender raisin buns with a touch of cardamome you are garantied going to love. If you can´t get a hold on cardamome essence - you can use grated cardamomes as well This recepie makes around 30-40 buns . You can easily freeze them as well.
It´s perfect to make the dough in the bread machine or the old fashion way
150g melted butter 7dl (5-6dl) warm milk 1 pack dried yeast 2 tsp cardamome essence 1 kg flour pinch of salt 2-3 dl raisins
Method: 1. Melt the butter and add the milk, cool it down to 37°C (98,6°F) 2a.If using a bread machine add the warm solution to the pan, add the cardamomm essence as well and cover with the dried ingredients (set the raisins aside and add to your dough when the machine peeps) and press the dough only button (takes about 11/2 - 2 hours depending on how long the dough cycle is in your bread machine 2b. If not using a bread machine - mix together the butter-milk solution with the rest of the ingredients and form a dough. Leave to rise in a warm place for up to an hour - till the dough has doubled in size 3. After the dough has risen / or the bread machine dough cycle has finished - you can now form around 40 buns out of the dough. Place on a prepared baking sheet and leave for few minutes before you bake them. 4. Brush your buns with a beaten egg (milk or water) and bake for around 15-20 min at 200°C (392°F)
This Blog is called Queen of the Kitchen - cause we all are the queens of our own kitchen´s. I love to bake and cook, well I do love more to bake pretty little cakes than to cook. I startet this blog to share with family and friends what I am making or baking. Beside it´s practical to have the things you made on a blog - it´s reachable everywhere and no worries about loosing that little piece of paper you got them written on. Sadly I don´t live in the same country as my lill sister "Pandora" , she is always making something great in her kitchen and is a great cook and baker, and I am happy she wanted to join in on my lill blog thing :-D We have come a long way from making mud cakes with flowers in the garden.
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