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Swedish cinnamon brioche

by Ada Parisi
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Brioche svedesi alla cannella

Swedish cinnamon brioche, ovvero i cinnamon rolls, the famous Swedish cinnamon brioche that at least once in our lives we all bought at Ikea.

Now the Swedish cinnamon buns have become a global sweet, and because Ikea has made them forcefully enter the homes of all Italians, both for their undoubted goodness. A little’ like the HOT CROSS BUNS, the Anglo-Saxon sweet rolls that are traditionally eaten at Easter.

I leave the original recipe of cinnamon rolls, prepared using, however, a strong flour (manitoba) and very little yeast. So, I left to rise for a long time the dough and also also increased slightly’ the dose of sugar, because I know that at home they love pretty sweet desserts. I decreased slightly the amount of butter in the filling, because I like a little’ less fat and added to stuffing the orange peel in my opinion with the cinnamon and cardamom goes well and gives these pastries an even Christmas aroma. I must admit I am delicious: I made the full dose and frozen breakfast pastries I countless future!

In addition, if you'd want to try your hand with breakfast brioche, I can not advise you to try one of the emblems of Sicily: the BRIOCHES COL Tuppo SICILY. And if you're greedy like me, adorerete the BRIOCHES VENETIAN WITH PASTRY CREAM. Have a good day!

Brioche svedesi alla cannella


Portions: 20 Preparation: cooking:
Nutrition facts: 250 calories 20 fat
Rating: 5.0/5
( 2 voted )


500 ml whole milk

15 grams of fresh yeast or 5 grams of dry yeast

5 grams of diastatic malt (Optional)

130 grams caster sugar

800 grams of flour manitoba

150 grams soft butter

2 tsp cardamom powder

half a teaspoon of salt


100 grams soft butter

120 grams of caster sugar

2 teaspoons ground cinnamon

grated rind of two oranges


2 egg yolks

6 tablespoons cream

granulated sugar as required


Swedish cinnamon brioche

Per preparare i cinnamon rolls, Swedish cinnamon brioche, We must first dissolve the yeast in a little warm milk (not warm!). Put everything in the platenaria using the kneaders, and add the sugar, the malt, the butter, Salt, the cardamom powder and flour, mix everything with the hook until mixture is smooth, smooth, shiny and elastic. It will take about 15 minutes at low speed. Let the dough rest until the volume doubles in a lightly ated bowl of butter and covered with a food film so that it does not crush the dough: I did it rise 5 hours in a room with heating, then at about 25 degrees. When the dough is well leavened, deflate it and spread it out with a rolling pin on a lightly floured surface into two rectangles (I say two because if you follow these doses the dough will be quite) about half a centimeter thick.

Work the butter and sugar in a bowl, cinnamon and orange zest so as to obtain a cream and carefully spread it over the entire surface of the rectangles up to about one centimeter from the edge. Roll them tight on themselves on the long side and cut of 2 cm thick swivels. Coat two or three baking sheets with parchment paper and arrange over the brioche cinnamon. You must have the cinnamon rolls well spaced, because with the increase of volume leavening. Cover with food film and let rise at least an hour (I 2 hours) always in a warm place.

Preheat the oven to 180 degrees static. Whisk the egg yolks in a bowl with the cream mixture and brush with the cinnamon brioche, then garnish with sprinkles and bake for 8 minutes, then move on for 2 minutes at breezy function so that the cinnamon rolls remain clearly golden. Remove from oven and serve still warm brioche cinnamon. The cinnamon rolls you can safely freeze and heat in a 100 degree oven for breakfast. Bon appétit!

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Antonella 5 November 2016 - 17:07

And who said that the panettone should necessarily be round?!
ADA, they are spectacularly, only seen is Christmas already! Cinnamon, the orange peel and then cardamom… They'll look everywhere just to try them!
Hello and happy Sunday!

Ada Parisi 5 November 2016 - 17:32

Antonella thanks! I adore and really were almost made for Christmas: the scent of cardamom, cinnamon and orange called it just a nice vin Brulee…Will you let me know how to find them? A dear greeting. ADA

Silvana January 27, 2015 - 17:32

Hi Ada…I don't want to seem precisina but in fact named KANEL BULLAR BAKING TIN……I know I have been there 3 years percho in Stockholm . big kiss

Sicilians creative in the kitchen January 27, 2015 - 17:41

Hi Silvana, Yes the Swedish name is what you say. For re-cake we decided to use that English, a language more ' spread ', but of course the original name is kanel bullar baking Tin. Kisses to you, ADA

Daniela May 4, 2014 - 12:07

Where you find the malt?

Sicilians creative in the kitchen May 4, 2014 - 18:57

Hello Daniela, the malt is in specialty stores like Eataly or in large supermarkets. You can easily replace with a teaspoon of honey, that is the same as. ADA

2 Friends in the kitchen December 27, 2013 - 17:31

in the chaos of the holidays I had lost your cinnamon rolls, I really like the Orange flavor in the stuffing, see you soon and happy new year

Sicilians creative in the kitchen December 27, 2013 - 18:31

Ciao Miria, Imagine! I'm lost alone between one thing and another! Orange is my sicilian touch 🙂 happy new year dear!

Pattipa December 14, 2013 - 19:13

ADA, are beautiful and fragrant… What beautiful photos, As always! A bascione!

Sicilians creative in the kitchen 15 December 2013 - 20:01

Hi Patti! EH, for photos step compliments to Gianluca and, While we are, I'm going to grab a croissant passing through the kitchen! A hug, ADA

Viviana December 13, 2013 - 13:08

That balili, I adoroo! As soon as I get my hands on her in the kitchen and then fionderò me cardamom, SI salvi chi può! Other than line!
Bellisima the idea of orange is 😀 and good as always Ada!

Sicilians creative in the kitchen December 13, 2013 - 14:00

Viviana! Good to see you here, at worst you mention and the cardamom I'm sending I! A big hug! ADA

Silvia December 13, 2013 - 11:02

Bravissima Ada a panettone sui generis 😉
I also find that the peel of the orange with the cinnamon is a combination perfectly timed.
See you soon!!!
Hello, Silvia.

Sicilians creative in the kitchen December 13, 2013 - 14:00

Hello Silvia! The idea of the photo is a little’ to play with the idea of panettone 🙂 I love orange zest, put it anywhere!

Serena December 13, 2013 - 09:36

Brava! the final product and presentation!

Sicilians creative in the kitchen December 13, 2013 - 13:59

Thanks Serena! I had many advanced panettone molds… from which one understands that the cake is not my forte… 🙂

Anna 12 December 2013 - 23:54

Hi Ada, nice idea the Orange , the next time I try too,because you certainly do are really good.

Sicilians creative in the kitchen December 13, 2013 - 14:01

Hi Anna! You will try the Orange and I on Christmas Hat! A hug, ADA

Elisa 12 December 2013 - 23:24

I really like the orange in the filling!
And beautiful picture!!!!
See you at the next king cake!!!

Sicilians creative in the kitchen December 13, 2013 - 14:01

Hello Elisa… the photo is not me, the Orange though Yes and in my opinion a more festive note! A hug, ADA


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