December 22, 2011

Christmas Calendar Door 22 - Kløben Buns

Since I was a little girl I have been loving to eat buns with a combinations of raisins, orange peel and sucat.

So when I found this recipe in a magazine, I teared it out of it and since when it have one of my favourite bun recipes.

Kløben Buns:
  • 200 g milk
  • 10 g (fresh) yeast
  • 3 eggs
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 500 g wheat flour
  • 50 g orange peel
  • 50 g sucat
  • 50 g raisins
  • 75 g butter

  1. Dissolve the yeast in the milk. Add egg, salt and sugar as well into the milk.
  2. Add the flour.
  3. Knead the dough together for 10 minutes.
  4. Let the dough rest cold for 8-12 hours.
  5. Cut the butter into small pieces.
  6. Knead the butter, orange peel, sucat and raisins into the dough.
  7. Divide the dough into 12 buns.
  8. Let the bun raise for 30 minutes.
  9. Heat the oven to 200'C (conventional oven)
  10. Coat the buns with egg (1 egg whipped together)
  11. Bake the buns at 200'C for 15 minutes.
  12. Serve the buns together with some butter !!!


  1. Replies
    1. Hi Lorenzo,

      sucat is the peel of un-matured lemons, which have been candied. So green coloured candied lemon-flavour lemon peel. You either LOVE the taste or you hate the taste. I am of the lovers of sucat.

      Many kitchen greeting Kiki


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