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Saffron Buns Recipe
|Powdered saffron||1⁄4 Teaspoon|
|Butter||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Milk||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Unsifted flour||5 Cup (80 tbs)|
|Sugar||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Seedless raisins||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Candied chopped citron||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Grated lemon rind||1 Tablespoon|
Serving size: Complete recipe
Calories 4718 Calories from Fat 1129
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 129 g198%
Saturated Fat 70.2 g351%
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 898.9 mg299.6%
Sodium 4758.6 mg198.3%
Total Carbohydrates 832 g277.4%
Dietary Fiber 89.8 g359.1%
Sugars 295.4 g
Protein 124 g247.1%
Vitamin A 77% Vitamin C 41.1%
Calcium 71% Iron 179.8%
*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet
Dissolve yeast in 1/4 cup lukewarm water.
Melt butter in hot milk; cool to lukewarm.
Mix yeast, saffron, milk and eggs together.
Sift 2 cups flour with sugar, salt and nutmeg; add egg mixture.
Add raisins, citron and grated lemon rind to remaining flour; add to egg mixture.
Knead well; place in greased bowl.
Cover; let rise in warm place for 1 hour and 30 minutes or until doubled in bulk.
Form into buns; place on baking sheet.
Let rise again until nearly doubled in bulk.
Bake at 375 degrees for 15 to 20 minutes.
Brush with additional butter.
May frost with powdered sugar frosting if desired.