Fastelavns buns

Fastelavns buns

  • Author: Oh Happy Dane
  • Prep Time: 1 hour and 15 mins
  • Cook Time: 10 mins
  • Total Time: 28 minute
  • Yield: 15 buns
  • Category: Dessert
  • Method: Baking
  • Cuisine: Danish


Fastelavns buns or boller comes in a lot of different versions but they are always covered with icing and always filled with some kind of custard or jam inside.


Fastelavns buns:

1 tablespoon dry yeast

1 cup milk

4 tablespoons sugar (try using homemade vanilla sugar)

1 stick of butter (4 oz or ½ cup)

1 egg (+ 1 egg for brushing)

2 ¾ cup of flour


2 egg yolks

1 tablespoon sugar (or your homemade vanilla sugar)

1 tablespoon corn flour

2 cups of milk or cream


Filling: custard, jam, nutella, marzipan or even chocolate chips.

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