Like fluff: lush and airy buns with apples and nuts on a perfect yeast dough

Iryna MelnichenkoNews
Recipe for buns
Recipe for buns. Source: skandibaking.com

Homemade buns can be made with different doughs, even lavash, puff pastry, and phyllo dough. But if you are making yeast dough, it is better to use wet yeast rather than dry.

Homemade buns

Cook Polina shared a recipe for fluffy and fragrant buns with apples and nuts on Instagram.

Recipe for buns


  • warm milk - 120 ml
  • sugar - 1 tbsp
  • live yeast - 20 g
  • egg yolk - 1 pc
  • flour - 230-250 g
  • butter - 50 g

The filling:

  • apple - 3 pcs
  • cinnamon - 1-2 tsp
  • butter - 20 g
  • walnuts - 60-70 g
  • sugar - 2-3 tbsp
  • flour - 2 tbsp

Method of preparation:

1. Dough: add sugar and yeast to warm milk, mix well and add 1 tbsp of flour from the total amount, mix and cover, leave for 10-15 minutes until a loose dough cap forms on the dough.

Preparation of the pre-ferment

2. Add the egg yolk, melted butter to the dough and add flour in several stages, knead the elastic dough.

Pre-ferment with egg yolk

3. Put the dough into a greased bowl, cover and leave to rise in a warm place for 1-1.5 hours.

Fluffy yeast dough

4. For the filling: melt the butter in a frying pan, add sugar and apples, fry for 5-6 minutes and add cinnamon and nuts. Mix well and cook for 10 minutes, then remove from heat and cool.

Apple filling with nuts

5. Mix the dough again with your hands and divide it into 6-7 balls and form them into buns. Put on a baking sheet and cover with cling film (towel), leave for 15 minutes.

Buns with apples

6. Then brush with egg yolk and bake in a preheated 180-degree oven for 25-30 minutes.

Ready-made buns with apples

Cover the still hot buns with a damp towel for 10 minutes!

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