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Swedish saffron roll


2.5 dl of milk

2.5 dl cream

2 bags of saffron (1gr)

50 g of fresh yeast

1/2 teaspoon of salt

195g granulated sugar

2 dl sour cream

100g soft butter

850g wheat flour

For the filling

2.5 dl of milk

1 tsp vanilla flavoring

90g granulated sugar

3 egg yolks

25g cornstarch

50 g butter, soft

On the top

1 egg, powdered sugar after baking

Heat the milk, cream, and saffron to a maximum of 37 degrees Celsius in a saucepan. Then dissolve the yeast in the liquid.

Then add the salt, powdered sugar, and sour cream. Then pour the soft butter and flour into the bowl.

Knead the dough well. Knead with a machine for 5 minutes until you get a nice, smooth dough.

Then let it rise in the bowl, covered with a kitchen towel, for about 45 minutes, until it doubles in size.

Until then, we will prepare the vanilla cream for the filling. Put the milk with the vanilla extract in a saucepan and bring it to a boil.

Mix the sugar, egg yolks, and cornstarch with a whisk until foamy, then pour into the boiled milk.

Then continue to heat gently over low to medium heat while stirring constantly. Stir until it starts to thicken. Then take it off the heat and add the butter. Remove the pan from the heat and add the butter while stirring.

When the dough has risen, turn it onto a board and tear 100-110 gram balls from it. Roll the dumplings flat, cut one long side into strips, and fill the other with vanilla cream. Then roll it up and roll it up like a snail.

If they were to do it at the same time and faster, then we could stretch the whole dough into a large rectangle. Spread half of it with the cream and fold it in half with the longer side. We cut it into finger-thick strips, which we also cut in the middle, then we roll the strips separately and then together and roll them up like a snail.

Then put it on the tray and let it rise for another 30 minutes. Brush with beaten egg and bake in a 200-degree oven for about 12-15 minutes.

When they have cooled, sprinkle them with a bit of powdered sugar.

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