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Tuck Shop Cinnamon Buns

made with wild AND commercial yeasts

Tuck Shop Cinnamon Buns (1st try) . Tuck Shop Cinnamon Buns (revisited) . Tuck Shop Cinnamon Buns (burned!)

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I decided to try making cinnamon buns using wild yeast. And they were going to be fantastic! The dough was beautifully silky and elastic. I put two trays and two small bowls of shaped buns into the oven. I set the timer....

Tuck Shop Cinnamon Buns - November 2007

Take a closer look at the finished buns:

Tuck Shop Cinnamon Buns - November 2007

And a little closer.... Did I mention that the buns were finished? The timer didn't go off! I left the buns on the rack to cool and went away to cry pathetically.

Tuck Shop Cinnamon Buns - November 2007

After the buns had cooled completely, T scraped almost all the black off of the buns (Oh the tragedy of it all! All that butter, sugar and cinnamon that should have caramelized!) .

Tuck Shop Cinnamon Buns - November 2007

Tuck Shop Cinnamon Buns - November 2007

Tuck Shop Cinnamon Buns - November 2007

Remarkably, in the end, the buns were delicious! Perhaps I should always burn them on the bottom... (Bite my tongue!!!)

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