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The Making of a Legal Cinnamon Bun

Posted by: Elin Hofverberg

Today, October 4, marks Cinnamon Bun Day (Kanelbullensdag) in Sweden. Despite being celebrated as a must-have in the Swedish fika culture, the cinnamon bun pastry did not become commonplace until the 1920s (after World War I), when its ingredients (flour, butter, sugar, yeast, and cinnamon) went from being on a list of rationed goods (ransoneringslista) …