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Apple Buns

15 buns
Prep info
30 min prep + 40 min rise + 8 min bake
Prep time
Not set
Cook time
1 hour, 18 minutes
Time required
1 hour, 18 minutes
Oven preheat


  • 25 g yeast
  • 50 g butter
  • 150 mL milk
  • 2 dash salt
  • 3 T golden syrup
  • 350 g Flour (Plain), up to 400g, as needed
  • Filling
  • 100 mL apple puree
  • 1 t vanilla sugar
  • Topping
  • chopped almonds or sugar crystals or coconut flakes


Crumb the yeast into a bowl. Melt the butter and pour it to the milk. Pour the milk/butter to the yeast and stir till it is melted. Add the salt and syrup. Add the flour little by little. 

Fill the dough into small cupcake-forms and place them on a baking-plate. Press a dent into the buns. Mix the apple puree and vanilla and fill it into the hole.

Let the buns proof for 30-40 minutes.(do not cover with a towel as the filling is very sticky).

Brush them with a mixed egg and sprinkle with the topping .
Bake them in the middle of the oven at 250°C - around 8 minutes

Let them cool off (with out towel). Can be put into the freezer.