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Every year on 4 October the Swedes celebrate Cinnamon Bun Day (or kannelbullensdag, if you prefer), but we eat them all year round.
From traditional Swedish cinnamon buns for the perfect fika snack, to cardamom buns and Danish chocolate-covered cinnamon swirls, we’ve got your Scandi bun craving covered…
Cinnamon bun recipes
Sticky and sweet, cinnamon buns are a Scandinavian and North American favourite, served for breakfast or as a satisfying snack. Also known as cinnamon swirls or cinnamon rolls, our step-by-step guide will help you make perfect treats for friends and family.
Check out our easiest ever cinnamon buns. Bake and enjoy now or save for a weekend breakfast – just make sure to eat them warm from the oven.
Check out these easy-to-make, moreish cinnamon buns. This simple cinnamon bun recipe uses Jus-Rol croissant dough making them extra flaky and extra crispy.
Zoe Adjonyoh’s soft cinnamon buns are filled with buttery spiced sugar and glazed with pink hibiscus icing, making it an epic sharing dish for brunch.
We like big buns, and we cannot lie! So we got the recipe for this chocolate-drizzled cinnamon roll from East London’s newest Danish bakery, The Bread Station. Do bear in mind that this recipe requires extra proving time.
Cinnamon buns are a really popular treat and apples, caramel and cinnamon make these gorgeously sticky buns a great brunch bake. Dried active yeast needs to be reactivated in water and gives a better rise than fast-action yeast. Find it in tubs in the baking aisle.
This recipe mashes up a classic Scandi cinnamon bun with spicy hot cross bun flavours – perfect for impressing guests over Easter bank holiday.
These cardamom buns are topped with coconut and filled with a creamy custard filling, making a great alternative to cinnamon buns.
Check out these easy cinnamon rolls. Tahini, cardamom and dates give these rolls a lovely creamy twist. Bake for a weekend breakfast or for a great mid-morning snack.