cinnamon spelt buns

cinnamon spelt bunsAfter a mad day building flat pack furniture on my day off, I baked a batch of cinnamon spelt buns.  Super easy to make and utterly delicious too – this slice was breakfast!

Cinnamon Spelt Buns

345g white & wholegrain spelt flour

3 tablespoons light soft brown sugar

1 teaspoon maldon salt

2 teaspoons easy bake yeast

120ml water

60ml semi skimmed milk

45g butter

1 large free range egg

Cinnamon swirl mix

45g butter

2 tablespoons cinnamon

60g light soft brown sugar.



Heat the water, milk and butter in a saucepan until the butter is melted.

Place the flours, sugar & salt in a mixing bowl (I use a stand mixer and dough hook), mix in the melted butter, water &  milk.  Add the egg and mix with a dough hook or by hand.  When the dough is ready place cling film over the bowl and leave to rise for half and hour.

Cinnamon swirl mix: mix the cinnamon, butter and sugar together and put to one side.

Grease a baking tin lightly.

When the dough is ready, roll out on a floured work surface.  I rolled this quite thinly and then spread the cinnamon swirl mix – all over the dough.  Roll tightly into a sausage shape and then cut the rolled dough into 1 1/2 inch slices.  Place theses cut side up in prepared baking tin and leave to prove again for 30 minuets, or until doubled in size.

Bake in a pre-heated oven 200′ (180′ in a fan oven) for 30 minuets or until it sounds hollow when knocked on the base.

Place on cooling wrack and make a simple water icing, drizzle over the warm buns.

IMG_4397enjoy warm or cold, perfect for breakfast or tea!