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Orange Cardamom Buns

These freshly baked Orange Cardamom Buns are perfect for colder days.
Course Dessert
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 22 minutes
Total Time 27 minutes
Servings 16
Calories 155kcal


  • 25 g melted salted butter
  • 350 ml lukewarm milk
  • 2 tbsp maple syrup
  • 525 g strong bread flour sifted
  • 3 tsp easy bake dried yeast
  • 1 tbsp caster sugar
  • 0.75 tsp ground cardamom
  • 1 tsp orange zest
  • 0.75 tsp salt
  • 1 egg beaten


  • Mix the butter, milk and maple syrup together in a jug.
  • In a large mixing bowl combine the flour, yeast, sugar, cardamom, orange zest and salt together.
  • Make a hole in the dry ingredients and pour in the liquid.
  • Mix until a dough has formed.
  • Transfer the dough onto a floured surface and knead for 5 mins.
  • Place the dough back in the bowl, cover and let rise in a warm place until it has doubled in size (45 mins - 1hr).
  • Then tip the dough back onto the floured surface, knead it again and then shape it into 16 buns.
  • Transfer the shaped buns unto a lined baking tray, cover and let rise for 25 mins.
  • Preheat the oven to fan assisted 180C / 200C / 400F / Gas 6.
  • Glaze each bun with the egg and bake for 20-22 mins until done.


Calories: 155kcal | Carbohydrates: 27g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 2g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 5mg | Sodium: 130mg | Potassium: 74mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 75IU | Vitamin C: 0.2mg | Calcium: 32mg | Iron: 0.3mg