A saffron bun, Cornish tea treat bun or revel bun, Swedish lussebulle or lussekatt, Norwegian lussekatt, is a rich, spiced yeast-leavened sweet bun that is flavoured with saffron and cinnamon or nutmeg and contains currants similar to a teacake.
It’s a time-honored Swedish tradition for a family’s eldest daughter to serve St. Lucia buns on December 13. Follow this recipe to make Lussekatter.
In Sweden, Christmas is not Christmas without saffransbullar and pepparkakor, saffron buns and gingersnaps. The sweet yeast rolls that are served during the Christmas season are flavoured with golden saffron and dark raisins and often shaped into ‘Lucia cats’ (lussekatter). The gingersnaps are
A Swedish Tradition On 13 December the Swedes celebrate the Italian Saint Lucia with a remarkable enthusiasm, surpassing any Italian festivities devoted to the same lady. One mandatory constituent in the celebrations is a saffron-flavoured bun, in Swedish called a lussekatt, a Lucia cat . The shape of this bun might vary somewhat, but is always based on bread designs dating back to earlier
Lucia saffron buns Lussekatter. Lussekatter (Lucia saffron buns) are eaten on December 13th to celebrate Lucia (the patron Saint of Light). December 13th was originally thought to be the shortest day of the year and is still the date chosen in Sweden to celebrate the return of lighter days.
Dec 12, 2016 · Rolling Lussekatter: St Lucia Buns. The dough for our Lussekatter recipe should be soft and supple. But, when you go to roll out our buns, the dough has a tendency to spring back on itself. To combat this, we have you roll the pieces a little at a time. Start by trying to coax them to 4-6 inches.
Oct 25, 1998 · Ett klassiskt recept på saffransbröd eller lussekatter! Grädda större längder och flätor i nedre delen av ugnen i 15-20 minuter och de mindre i 8-10 minuter.
These saffron-hued sweet buns, called Lussebullar, are a staple of the Swedish tradition of St Lucia’s Day, a winter-solstice celebration The recipe is from Jennifer Jansch, whose children serve their parents the buns every Dec
Lussekatter, lussebullar eller saffranskusar – kärt barn har många namn. Kvarg i degen gör dina lussekatter både saftigare och mer hållbara.
For this Sainte-Lucie holiday, have a taste of these saffron brioche called « Lussekatter » (Lucie’s cats). http://www.dumieletdusel.com/archives/2007/12/12