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Greek cinnamon raisin buns

  • Vegetarian Diet

    Diet based on cereals, pulses, nuts, seeds, vegetables, fruits and other animal foods such as honey and eggs. Excludes meat, fish, mollusks.

  • Nuts Free Diet

    It is usually followed when someone is allergic to nuts.


  • In a mixer’s bowl add the milk, butter, yeast, vanilla, sugar, and mix with a hand whisk. It would be good to let the mixture rest for 20 minutes, so that the yeast is activated.
  • In a bowl add the flour, cloves, cinnamon, salt, orange zest, raisins, and mix with a spoon.
  • Add the solid ingredients into the mixer’s bowl with the rest of the ingredients, and beat with the hook attachment at medium speed for 5-8 minutes until the dough thickens.
  • Transfer into a greased bowl, cover with plastic wrap, and allow 1 hour for it to rise.
  • Divide the dough into 10 pieces, shape the raisins buns, and transfer into baking pans lined with parchment paper.
  • Cover with a towel for 30-60 minutes, so that they rise.
  • Preheat the oven to 180ο C (356ο F) set to fan.
  • As soon as the raisin buns rise, brush the egg wash, and bake for 20-25 minutes. 15 minutes into baking time, switch the baking pans in the oven.
  • Set them on a rack to cool.

To serve

  • In a saucepan add the butter, honey, cinnamon, and transfer on heat until the butter melts.
  • Brush the cinnamon raisin buns with a pastry brush, and serve.
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Nutrition information per portion

Calories (kcal)
14 %


Shows how much energy food releases to our bodies. Daily caloric intake depends mainly on the person’s weight, sex and physical activity level. An average individual needs about 2000 kcal / day.

Total Fat (g)
9 %

Fatty Acids

Are essential to give energy to the body while helping to maintain the body temperature. They are divided into saturated "bad" fats and unsaturated "good" fats.

Saturated Fat (g)
19 %

Saturated Fats

Known as "bad" fats are mainly found in animal foods. It is important to check and control on a daily basis the amount you consume.

Total Carbs (g)
19 %


The main source of energy for the body. Great sources are the bread, cereals and pasta. Use complex carbohydrates as they make you feel satiated while they have higher nutritional value.

Sugars (g)
13 %


Try to consume sugars from raw foods and limit processed sugar. It is important to check the labels of the products you buy so you can calculate how much you consume daily.

Protein (g)
15 %


It is necessary for the muscle growth and helps the cells to function well. You can find it in meat, fish, dairy, eggs, pulses, nuts and seeds.

Fibre (g)
8 %


They are mainly found in plant foods and they can help regulate a good bowel movement while maintaining a balanced weight. Aim for at least 25 grams of fiber daily.

Sodium (g)
5 %


A small amount of salt daily is necessary for the body. Be careful though not to overdo it and not to exceed 6 grams of salt daily

*Based on an adult’s daily reference intake of 2000 kcal.

*The nutritional chart and the symbols refer to the basic recipe and not to the serving suggestions.

*To calculate nutritional table data, we use software by Nutritics logo

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