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"Kanelbullarna är goda."

Translation:The cinnamon buns are good.

November 26, 2014



If there's one thing this course has taught me, it's that I don't know how to spell cinnamon :-P

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Oh yes they are! Every time I visit a scandinavian city, one of the first things I look for is a nice place to grab some :D


Does anyone have a link to a good recipe for kanelbullar? Or else do you know a recipe from your mamma or mormor(farmor)? Tack!!! Sorry it's not a language question sorry...


I always do Kanelbullar with the following ingredients: 1-2kg flour 1/2 litre milk 150g butter 75g yeast A bit of salt Cinnamon Cardamom About 100g sliced almonds

At the beginning, you let the butter melt in a small pot. Meanwhile, you tear the yeast apart to small pieces. When the butter is entirely liquid, you add all other ingredients except for the flour, the cinnamon and at first the yeast. You can use as much cardamom as you like, but use rather too much than too less. Than, when everything is about the temperature of your fingers (be careful, it mustn't be too hot or the yeast will die!), you add the yeast and wait until it is gone. After that, you put the flour (and if you want to some raisins) in a big bowl and add the butter-milk-sugar-whatever liquid. You knead the dough about 10-15 minutes with your hands. If the dough doesn't get off your hands, just add more flour until it doesn't anymore. Now, you let the dough rest for an hour. In that time, it will rise. You continue with rolling the dough. It should be about 5mm high. Then, you must coat the dough with butter. After that, you sprinkle the cinnamon and the almonds on the layer of butter (you've got to use a lot of cinnamon or you won't taste it in the end). Sometimes, I also use marzipan or jam, just take whatever you like. When you're done with that, you roll the dough, so a roll is formed. You cut 1-2cm-"slices" of the roll and put them on a griddle. You do that until the roll ends. Now, you must coat the bullar with whisked egg which is very important so they don't get dry. Put the griddle in the oven which should be 225°C warm for ca. 5-10 minutes. That's it!


That sounds a lot more difficult than my recipe of 1) go to Ica, 2) cry because you have coeliac disease and can't eat them.


My husband also has celiac, I found a recipe I need to try - https://glutenfreeonashoestring.com/gluten-free-cinnamon-rolls/


Can I say "Kanelbullarna är bra?"


No, not as a statement of how they taste.


Sticky buns or something else?


they really tasty


Why am I doing this to my brain? I am never ever going to use this word... ^^


If you live in Sweden you will use it :)


so i use goda if im talking about how good something tastes?


Then there's kardemummabullar, which are my favorite!


Are "goda" and "gott" interchangeable?


No, they're different forms of the adjective god. Check out the declension table here: https://en.wiktionary.org/wiki/god#Declension_12

Note that gott is also the adverb form.


I had: The cinnamon buns are tasteful. In another sentence 'tasteful' was correct. Why isn't it correct here?


I've added that now.


Does "yummy" work, or is that too colloquial?


Too colloquial, but correct in spirit. :)


Is there a difference between cinnamon buns and cinnamon rolls?


No, they're two names for the same thing.


Why isn't "The cinnamon buns taste good" correct?


Slightly different sentence construction - we'd say smakar gott for that.


Is "cinnamon roll" so much different from "cinnamon bun" so it get marked wrong?


No, we actually accept that for all sentence variations here.

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