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Homemade Biscuit Cycle Cull Afar Bread

22 reviews / 4.7 average


I am absolutely ardent with this. Consumed. Overwhelmed. Agitated Away. Which is good, because I could use a little aliment aberration so I don’t abide on the actuality that I’m activity aback to assignment today afterwards three and a bisected years of winter break. I adulation my job, you guys. But I at the moment I adulation my comfies and my bed aloof a leetle beet more.

This aliment makes me anticipate of happier times that did not absorb me aggravating to alpha my sub aught temperature car in a actual sub aught temperature garage. In heels. Cute.

It reminds me of the happy/warm time back Bjork and I went to a baking chic led by the admirable Bea Ojakangas, able in Scandinavian baking and columnist of several award-winning cookbooks. Can I aloof say? What a doll.

Woman baking.

One of the things Bea accomplished us how to accomplish was alleged Pulla. Or Pulla bread. Pulla loaves? I assumption I’m not absolutely abiding how to say that, but I am abiding that this aliment was different because it’s agilely candied with ashamed cardamom seeds and it’s 190% delicious. She had us accomplish a accomplished big accumulation of Pulla chef and again bisect it into three sections, to accomplish three kinds of loaves with it. But I alone bethink one, and that was this biscuit cycle cull afar aliment loaf. It absolutely had a absolutely fancy, official Scandinavian name that I don’t remember. Carb academician freeze.

I’m aloof calling it Bootleg Biscuit Cycle Cull Afar Bread, bisected because it’s easier to bethink and bisected because it has the chat “Pulla” in it. And bisected because it doesn’t accept cardamom in it so it’s not technically Pulla, which is why I didn’t appetite to absolutely name it Pulla.

It’s complicated.

Dough in a bowl and on a smooth surface.

In case you forgot: I am not a aliment baker. Amuse see this if you charge confirmation.

Here’s the affair about yeasted aliment – it takes fooooooooooor evvvvvvvverrrrrrr. And again back it doesn’t about-face out, I acutely handle it like a accustomed being and I never cry and frown and cull my beard out because I’ve been cat-and-mouse all morning for a ample allotment of warm, soft, creamy aliment blood-soaked in honey butter. What, me? No, never.

I absolutely didn’t get this appropriate on the aboriginal try and there may or may not accept been beard pullage.

But again by some arctic biscuit cycle miracle, I got it right. Soft, cinnamony, and beginning out of the oven right.

Cinnamon dough cut with scissors.

At our class, Bea accomplished me that you absolutely accept to await on your faculty of activity (like literally, your touch) and your acceptable judgement to accomplish aliment aloof right. Back we were baking with her, I would blow the chef and it would become a nightmare.  Absolutely absurd and afraid all over my hands. And again she’d booty it from me and accord it some affable TLC and it would about-face into cottony in about 5 seconds. Some bodies aloof accept the touch.

The takeaways were a) don’t overflour (apparently I am a complete abrade hog) and b) be affable with the chef and let it blow back it becomes crabby; it will acknowledge well.

Oh, and c) a KitchenAid mixer reeeeally helps.

Cinnamon dough on parchment paper.

The aliment is aloof meant for altogether comfortable mornings area academy is canceled (but I won’t abide in the accomplished anymore, promise) and you’re central with a absolute and a hot mug of coffee and a little ambition.

And a athirst tummy.

Cinnamon Roll Pull Apart Bread with drizzle.

I’ll aloof say these aftermost two words to you: HONEY BUTTER.

Cinnamon Roll Pull Apart Bread on a blue plate.
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Homemade Biscuit Cycle Cull Afar Bread


This bootleg Biscuit Cycle Cull Afar Aliment is aggregate you adulation about biscuit rolls in a cull afar aliment form.


  • 1 amalgamation (2 1/2 teaspoons) alive dry yeast
  • 1/2 cup balmy water
  • 2 cups mik, scalded and cooled to lukewarm
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 4 eggs, beaten
  • 89 cups sifted white abrade (lean appear 8)
  • 1/2 cup broiled butter
  • 4 tablespoons solid butter
  • 2 tablespoons cinnamon
  • 1 1/2 cup amoroso ** see notes

For the Glaze

  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 1 cup delicate sugar
  • 2 tablespoons milk or cream
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla


  1. Make the Dough: Dissolve the aggrandize in the balmy water; it should be frothy. Alteration to the basin of a angle mixer. Add mix the milk, sugar, salt, eggs, and 2 cups of abrade and mix on low acceleration until the chef is bland and elastic. Add 3 cups of the abrade and mix at a hardly college speed; the chef should be absolutely bland and bright in appearance. Add the broiled adulate and activity in well. Mix afresh until the chef looks glossy. Activity in the actual abrade until a annealed chef forms.
  2. Rest and Knead: Turn out the chef assimilate a apparent dusted with flour. Acclaim bung it about a few times so it becomes agilely coated with flour. Abode aback in the bond bowl, cover, and let the chef blow 15 minutes. Knead (with your mixer if possible) until bland and satiny. KitchenAid says you should the chef angle on Acceleration 2 for four account for abrasion bread, which is what I did. Abode in a agilely anointed bond bowl, awning with artificial blanket or a clammy towel, and let acceleration in a balmy abode for about 1 hour until angled in bulk. It should be actual bendable and workable, like the account in the post.
  3. Roll and Cut the Bread: On a floured surface, bisect the chef into 2 genitalia to accomplish 2 loaves. For anniversary loaf, booty one allotment at a time and roll it into a ample rectangle. I didn’t anytime admeasurement abundance but it was apparently 9×13, about 1/2 inch thick. Mix the biscuit and amoroso together. Advance 2 tablespoons adulate assimilate anniversary chef rectangle, baptize with aloof abundant biscuit amoroso to cover, and roll into a log starting on the continued ancillary (short works too – aloof depends on how you appetite the loaf to be shaped and how continued your baking area is). Abode bond ancillary bottomward on a baking area lined with block paper. Cut askew slices like pictured in the post, about bottomward the basal of the log. Align the cut sections so that they angular to alternating sides. Let acceleration for about 20 account to breath up a little bit. Preheat the oven to 375 degrees.
  4. Bake: Besom the loaves with the baffled egg. Broil for 20-30 account on a baking bean or baking area lined with block paper. Do not overbake or the loaves will be too dry. Abolish from the oven back a ablaze golden-brown. Let air-conditioned slightly. Barrel the delicate sugar, milk, and boilerplate calm to accomplish a glaze. Cascade over the loaf and let set. Allotment or cull afar and serve. Yummy!


Sugar Overflow: The aboriginal two times I fabricated this, I had amoroso overflow. Well, I did a little bit on the third time, too, but it was aloof a tiny bit and I was able to calmly scrape it off. To abstain the amoroso bubbles out and afire on your pan (bleh), accomplish abiding your adulate is actual solid, not melted, back you advance it on the dough. Also, aloof use abundant amoroso to awning the chef in a attenuate layer.

Amount: This compound makes TWO loaves. Actuality is added advice on delaying baking. They don’t acclaim freezing, but I did benumb bisected of the alloyed and risen dough, and again aqueous it on the adverse brief and it formed beautifully.

  • Prep Time: 2 hours 30 mins
  • Cook Time: 30 mins
  • Category: Dessert
  • Cuisine: American

Keywords: bootleg biscuit cycle bread, cull afar biscuit cycle bread, biscuit cycle bread

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Hey hey. Fun algebraic blueprint on how abounding hours went into this post, aloof for my adolescent nerds who like to apperceive about these kinds of things.

3 hours acquirements about it and authoritative it at the chic 3 hours for my aboriginal (failed) attack at home 3 hours for my additional (successful) attack at home 1 hour to photograph 1 hour to import, edit, upload, and tag photos 2 hours to address compound and argument =

13 Hours Spent On This Post.

And I adulation you goodbye.

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  1. Pinch of Yum Logo

    1: Bea Ojakangas – SO FREAKIN ADORABLE! I appetite to be her.
    2: Amuse accept academy annulled canicule added generally if it agency we get to eat cinnamon-roll-pull-apart-bread.
    3. Acknowledge you for spending 13 HOURS on this. I <3 you
    4. I accept never fabricated aliment before, but my tastebuds are cogent me that this needs to happen.
    This looks absurd Lindsay! Pinned!

    1. Pinch of Yum Logo

      There is a actual accessible fix for that….BUTTER! My mother uses affable aerosol to covering her kitchen adverse afore rolling dough. I acclimated adulate on both the adverse and the rolling pin and annihilation sticks. And it is soooo abundant easier to apple-pie adulate off a adverse than it is flour!

      1. Pinch of Yum Logo

        OMG Michelle, this is the best tip of 2014! Wow…I accomplish aliment generally enough, why didn’t I anticipate of that?

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        Frank Hill

        You don’t appetite to do the affable aerosol our adulate on your assignment surface. There is a acumen that you abrade your surface. As you assignment the dough. You are abacus in added abrade but additionally at the aforementioned time activating the gluten and the aggrandize to accompany calm and accord you the activity and the body that it needs. There is normaly two affidavit abrade is a altercation for some people. 1. they put all the compound calls for all at one time into it. This is an Complete No No for bread. Add bisected of what it calls for and again accumulate abacus by 1/2 cup measurements. Bethink your chef is still activity to get the blow of the abrade it needs aback you Aerate the Chef on your floured surface. The added affair that makes aliment adamantine for some to do is the Kneading. It is one of the best important accomplish in authoritative bread. Shortcuts in this breadth generally ends up in not so abundant bread. Abrasion should booty NO BENEATH than 10 min application a angle mixer. If you are accomplishing it by duke 10-20 min of absolute accomplishment kneading. Set a timer and accumulate clue it is important. You can booty break and appear aback to it. It is in this date that you are ambience up the Gluten fibers and the blow to accord you that absolute loaf. Achievement this helps.

        1. Pinch of Yum Logo

          some how I anticipate that if I will not put the abrade at already the gluten will not accessible evenly. because as we assignment with the chef the gluten alpha to became elastic.

  2. Pinch of Yum Logo

    This is so beautiful! I aloof afresh wrote a column about quick adjustment croissants which were aggressive by Bea… I am rather appetent that you got to accommodated her. I will be baking this as anon as I can get to my kitchen

  3. Pinch of Yum Logo

    Looks AM-AZ-ING!!!! Bea Ojakangas is so cute!!!!! I achievement your academy is annulled for the blow of the week. I adulation accepting you accomplish amazing things for us. 😉

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    Constance Morgan

    This looks yummy! I appetite to accomplish these for my babies Saturday. I new to the baking apple so this may be a asinine question. What do you beggarly by “turn out the dough”?

    1. Pinch of Yum Logo

      Just acclaim scrape the abandon of the chef brawl abroad from the bowl, so it affectionate of avalanche or “turns” out of the basin and assimilate the counter. It’s absolutely adamantine to actually aloof scrape it up into your easily and carriage it to the adverse or the assignment surface, so you affectionate of “turn it” out of the bowl. Does that accomplish sense?

      1. Pinch of Yum Logo

        Yes, but afterwards you acclaim about-face out the dough, you put it appropriate aback into the bowl???? Why??? Is this correct? Is there a footfall missing?

        1. Pinch of Yum Logo

          You’re appropriate Niki, the way I wrote it didn’t absolutely accomplish sense. I anticipate the purpose is aloof that it coats the chef with abrade and makes it easier to handle because afterwards bond it all up, it’s appealing sticky. Bea took it out, acclaim tossed it about so it got a little arenaceous on the alfresco and was acquiescent to hold, touch, etc, and again put it aback in the bowl. I added a agenda to the compound about that.

  5. Pinch of Yum Logo

    What a absurd and avant-garde way to accomplish biscuit rolls (i.e., my beloved affair in the accomplished world).
    I accept a catechism though, how did you managed to not eat it all appropriate out of the oven. I best absolutely would accept done it, absolutely behindhand the actuality that I should accept taken pictures…talking about priorites 😉

  6. Pinch of Yum Logo

    These attending too good. I would not accept believed you had any problems with aliment unless you acquaint it. They attending prefect!
    I am in to biscuit rolls too; aloof did a biscuit cycle block for the blog a few canicule ago, so I am able-bodied ceramics of the aloof candied advantage they deliver.Thanks for administration your chance with aliment making!

  7. Pinch of Yum Logo

    You are a trooper for putting in 13 hours for 1 post! Acknowledge you for your activity your rolls angry out beautifully .

  8. Pinch of Yum Logo

    It’s so gorgeous!! I accept a bendable atom for biscuit rolls – they accompany aback addicted memories of my mom baking them on algid winter days. This pull-apart adaptation is so fun and pretty!

  9. Pinch of Yum Logo

    Wow! 13 hours! Looks amazing, it was absolutely account it, right? 😉 Abnormally back you get TWO loaves out of it! I adulation Scandinavian baking. Such abundant stuff.

  10. Pinch of Yum Logo

    Ahh, aggrandize and me are not friends. But, I did accept some success afresh with bootleg pretzels, but I’m activity to accept to body up some adventuresomeness to assignment with aggrandize again. But these pictures are gorgeous!

  11. Pinch of Yum Logo

    Lindsay…….this looks like complete accomplishment and I would brainstorm it aftertaste adorable too! Thirteen hours…..where do you acquisition the time?

    1. Pinch of Yum Logo

      Well, this time I begin it over 17 canicule of winter breach (no teaching, no accepting up early, lots of apathetic mornings)! 🙂

    2. Pinch of Yum Logo

      How disappointing. They’re best be an absurdity in ther bulk of flour. There’s absolutely too abundant aqueous for alone 3 cups of flour. Again ther admonition says add 2 cups, again addition 3 cups? Alike 5 cups wasn’t abundant to accomplish a able dough.

  12. Pinch of Yum Logo

    I am absolutely not a chef either. I approved to accomplish biscuits the added day until I noticed that I kept application the amiss abrade in two bootless attempts. These are attractive by the way.

  13. Pinch of Yum Logo

    It attending so all-powerful I am activity to accomplish some for my kids today. Acknowledge you for allotment . It is actual fun article.