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Chelsea Buns

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Makes:9 servings

Start your weekend reaching for a piping hot treat filled with crunchy pecans and juicy raisins. Fresh from the oven, they’re absolutely divine served with berry compote or whipped butter.


1 recipe Sweet Dough, small size
1 cup 250 mL brown sugar
2 tsp 10 mL ground cinnamon
1/3 cup 75 mL butter, softened
1 tbsp 15 mL corn syrup
1/3 cup 75 mL pecan halves (optional)
1/2 cup 125 mL raisins or chopped pecans (optional)


  1. Preheat oven to 375°F (190°C).
  2. Prepare sweet dough as directed to Dough stage. Remove dough from pan. Cover with tea towel and let rest 5 minutes.
  3. Combine brown sugar, cinnamon and butter in small bowl. Place 1/3 of mixture in greased 9" (23 cm) square cake pan. Stir in 1 tbsp (15 mL) corn syrup. Spread evenly in pan. Sprinkle pecan halves, rounded side down, on top.
  4. Roll out dough on lightly floured surface to 12" x 9" (30 x 23 cm) rectangle. Spread remaining brown sugar mixture evenly over dough. Sprinkle raisins or chopped nuts evenly on top. Roll up tightly from long side. Pinch edges together to seal.
  5. Cut roll into 9 slices. Place evenly spaced in pan. Cover; let rise in warm place until doubled in size (40 to 50 minutes).
  6. Bake in preheated oven for 18 to 25 minutes, or until golden. Let stand 5 minutes then turn upside down onto serving dish. Enjoy warm.

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