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Raising Raisins: A Guide for the Rosinboller Recipe

Out of all the delicious treats we enjoy, anything baked definitely takes the cake. Besides the fact that baked treats are more customizable, they are also healthy enough to consume in terms of their ingredients and recipes since they have way less cholesterol and sugar. You wouldn’t be able to find any other alternative that may greatly assist your health regimen other than pastries and organically-grown fruits and vegetables.

The thing about pastries is that there are a lot of them to choose from. You wouldn’t be left unsatisfied since every region has its own version of the baked goods you have grown with and loved.

One of the most delicious treats that you can indulge in is the Rosinboller, or the raisin rolls as it is commonly known. Say what you will about pastries that have a lot of flavor in them, but they are merely consumed as desserts rather than appetizers or other parts of a meal. Raisin rolls can be eaten anytime you want due to their simplistic taste and texture.

Do not let the minimal ingredients fool you; they are one of the most delicious treats that you may have, regardless of the occasion and time of the day. In such a case, we have listed a helpful recipe below for you to follow.

What You Will Need:

  • 1 3/4 cup (4 dl, 400 ml, 405g) milk

  • 2.5 tsp active dry yeast (2 tsp instant yeast, 17.5g fresh yeast)

  • 3 tbsp sugar

  • 1 large egg

  • 2 egg yolks

  • 1 1/2 tsp salt

  • 6 cups (750g) all-purpose or bread flour

  • 5 tbsp (70g) unsalted butter, softened

  • ~1/3 cup (75g) raisins

  • 1 egg for egg wash

Directions For Baking:

  1. Pre-heat the milk until it is warm.

  2. Add your yeast, stir them, and leave the mixture for 5-10 minutes until the mixture starts to bubble up.

  3. Mix the sugar, egg, and egg yolks in a large bowl.

  4. After the yeast mixture has bubbled up, mix it with the egg mixture

  5. Add the salt, flour, and softened butter.

  6. Mix them all with a wooden spoon until the dough starts to form.

  7. Place the dough on a floured surface and knead for about 10 minutes.

  8. At about eight minutes in, add the raisins.

  9. Cover the dough with cling film and place it in the fridge overnight or for about eight hours.

  10. Take it out of the fridge the next day and divide and shape it into 16-22 balls.

  11. Place them all on two baking sheets.

  12. Cover and let the rolls rise for another 30-45 minutes.

  13. Preheat the oven to 410 degrees F.

  14. Brush the rolled dough bits with egg wash.

  15. Bake them for 10-12 minutes or until the bottom of the buns are golden brown.

Follow our simple recipe and steps, and you will have an amazing bundle of Rosinboller that you may enjoy with your family and friends over a nice cup of coffee.


Rosinbollers are definitely one of the most delicious pastries that you may share with your loved ones. Besides the fact that they are healthy and mouthwatering, they may also satisfy your hunger with just a few bits and pieces. The ingredients are also very practical yet flavorful, so you do not have to worry about serving stale and odd-tasting goods.

By following the recipe above, you may enjoy a breakfast, an afternoon snack, or a dinner filled with sweet, raisin goodness that your household will also love until the very last bite.

If you are looking for the best bakery in Colorado that also serves Rosinbollers, look no further than our delicious selections here at Ana’s Norwegian Bakeri. We specialize in Norwegian pastries and baked goods, including cinnamon rolls, school rolls, raisin rolls, sweet cardamom rolls, amongst other delectable treats. Check out our online menu now for more of our tasty treats and their prices.

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