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Bunni Berg's Fun Buns Recipe

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oz. (1 pkg) active dry yeast, 4 cups flour, 1 stick butter, (chopped and at room temp), 3 large eggs,
2 tbsps. sugar, 1 tsp. salt

1. FRUIT BUNS - LEMON & BLACKBERRY... -FILLING- Spread 6 tbsps. lemon curd. Sprinkle with 1
cup chopped blackberries. -TOPPING- Drizzle with cup confectioners' sugar whisked with 1 tbsp.
milk and tsp. lemon zest. Join 2 tbsps. sugar with 1 tbsp. lemon zest; sprinkle on the buns.

2. CHOCOLATE, PECAN, & SESAME... -FILLING- Spread 4 oz. Nutella. Sprinkle with cup of
finely chopped pecans. -TOPPING- Drizzle with cup confectioners' sugar whisked with 2 tbsps.
tahini, 1 tbsp. cocoa powder, and 3 tbsps. milk. Sprinkle with toasted sesame seeds.

3. ITALIAN DELIGHT... -FILLING- Mix 2 tbsps. oregano and 2 tbsps. olive oil; spread on the dough.
Sprinkle 1 cups shredded mozzarella and cup chopped hot soppressata. -TOPPING- In a small
pan over med. heat; 2 tbsps. minced garlic in cup olive oil until browned. Drizzle this mix on buns.

4. BUNNIS' FAV, ORANGE & BACON...-FILLING- Spread with ⅔ cup orange marmalade. Sprinkle
with 1 lb. chopped cooked bacon. -TOPPING- Drizzle with cup confectioners' sugar whisked with
1 tbsps. pure maple syrup.

1. In a small bowl, mix ⅔ cup warm water (110) and the yeast. Let stand until dissolved, about 10 minutes. Using a stand mixer with dough hook attached, mix in it's bowl 4 cups flour, the butter, 2 eggs,
sugar, salt, and the yeast on medium speed until a smooth ball of dough forms, 3-4 minutes.
Transfer the dough to a greased bowl; turn until coated. Cover; let rise in warm area until doubled in
size, about 1 hours.

2. On a floured work surface, roll out the dough to a 14x18" rectangle. Top with the - FILLING- leaving
a " border around the edges. Starting with 1 long end, roll the dough into a log. Cut into nine 2"
thick rounds.

3. In a greased 9" round cake pan, arrange the buns, cut side up. Cover; let stand in a warm area
until buns are puffed and fill the pan, about 25 minutes.

4. In a small bowl, whisk the remaining egg with 1 tbsp. water; brush on the buns. Bake at 350 until
golden and cooked through, about 35 minutes, (tent buns with foil if they brown too quickly). Let cool
in the pan for 10 minutes. Turn the buns out onto the platter. Add the - TOPPING - .

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
9 fun Buns
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
3 hours
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
this was shared with me from a delightful woman named BUNNI for Minn. To say the least the buns
are as wonderful as the woman. Years have gone by, but every bite of these buns bring Bunni into
full view. These and Bunni will always be a favorite.




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