Kanelbullar – Swedish Cinnamon Roll Twists – Kanelsnurror


Swedish Cinnamon Roll Twists


  • Approx. 7 cups of all purpose flour
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 2/3 cup sugar
  • 3 1/2 tsp yeast
  • 2 cups lukewarm milk
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tsp cardamom
  • 10 tblsp melted butter
  • approx. 1/8 cup cinnamon and sugar
  • Egg wash and pearl sugar

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  1. Mix the flour with milk, sugar, etc. and knead untill smooth. 
  2. Let it rise for about 1 – 1.5 hour. 
  3. Roll out the dough, spread it with butter and dust with sugar and cinnamon.
    If you don’t have pearl sugar. you can sprinkle regular sugar too.

  4. Shape the buns.
  5. Brush them with egg wash and sprinkle with pearl sugar.
  6. Let the buns rise for approx. 45 min.  
  7. Bake them at 450F for approx. 13-15 min.
Enjoy the cinnamon twists warm.  Tastes great with butter.

Send us pictures of what you like to serve with the Swedish Cinnamon Roll!
Karen Grete and Heidi

Swedish Cinnamon Roll Twists

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