Cranberry swirl bun mildly flavoured with fresh ginger

By shanobiju  

May 30, 2016

These colourful swirl buns are soft and mildly sweet . Fresh ginger is added for extra flavor.

  • Prep: 50 mins
  • Cook: 20 mins


Ingredients for the dough

2 cups All purpose flour

2 tsp Instant dry yeast

1 tbsp Sugar

1 tsp Salt

8 tsp Fresh cream

3/4 cup Warm Milk

5 1/2 tbsp Milk powder

1 tbsp Olive oil

Ingredients for cranberry filling

1/3 cup Dried cranberries

1/2 cup Water to soak cranberry

1/4 cup Dried cranberry (chopped)

1 tsp Corn flour

1 tbsp Water

2 1/2 tbsp Sugar

Raspberry food colour

1/4 tsp Ginger paste


Method for cranberry filling

1Soak 1/3 cup of cranberries in 1/2 cup of water for half an hour . Do not discard the water. Use it to grind the cranberries into a thick paste .

2In a saucepan ,mix cranberry puree , ginger paste ,sugar, cornflour and 1/4 cup of chopped cranberry,

3Heat it and keep stirring until it is thick. Add a drop of raspberry red colour if needed . Turn off the heat and allow it to cool .Keep it aside .

For the dough

1Mix flour, yeast, sugar, salt, fresh cream and milk powder well .

2Add luke warm milk and knead for about 5-6 minutes.

3Add oil and knead for another 4-5 minutes .

4Knead well until the dough is smooth and elastic. Shape it into a ball .

5Apply oil on the dough and transfer it into a well oiled bowl . Wait for the first rise .Let it double in size .

6Meanwhile line the muffin tin with cupcake liners .

7Gently punch down the dough and knead for a minute or two .

8Using a rolling pin ,roll the dough into rectangle shape .

9Spread the cranberry filling evenly .

10Roll it tightly .

11Slice it into two equal parts .

12Then further slice it into 12 equal sized pieces .

13Transfer the dough into the cupcake liners and place the liners in the muffun tray .Wait for the second rise .

14Meanwhile pre heat the oven at 180 degree C with both top and the bottom rods on .

15Cover the muffin tin with aluminum foil and place it on the bottom rack . Bake for 12 minutes .Take the tray out and remove the aluminum foil . Apply milk and keep the tray back into the oven and bake for another 3-4 minutes .

16Take the buns out and apply butter .


12 Reviews

Shano Biju

October 11, 2017

Thankyou Bindu for the appreciation..πŸ™‚


October 7, 2017

Tried your savoury bins today and it was awesome …

Shano Biju

October 5, 2017

Yes can


October 4, 2017

Hello.. needed to ask if we can halve the recipe? Thanks πŸ™‚

Shano Biju

July 6, 2017

You can use mango compote..Archana


July 4, 2017

can we use mango .

Shano Biju

February 14, 2017

Yes can😊

Shano Biju

February 14, 2017

Yes can use strawberries..Cook ok for a minute or two and then use..


February 10, 2017

Can we try this using strawberry

Rahat sharma

February 9, 2017

Can we use strawberry instead of cranberries… Please suggest

Shano Biju

December 8, 2016

Thankyou Daisy..😊

Daisy Lobo

December 8, 2016

Looks yummy, must try.

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