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Overnight Spiced Sugar Buns - Izy Hossack - Top With Cinnamon
Being a self proclaimed cinnamon queen and breakfast fanatic means that birthday breakfasts are going to be: – most likely spiced – sweet – require the kind of effort and will power to get out of bed early to bake that I’ll only muster up once a year Oh and this is a competition between Me and Me, trying to outdo the previous years of celebratory breakfasts (like Monica Geller with Thanksgiving dinner). Ever since travelling to San Francisco a couple of years ago and eating one of Tartine’s ‘Morning Buns’ I’ve known that one day I’d want to make them myself but as the memory faded, so did the motivation. Last year I was reminded of those flaky, sugary buns during breakfast at Cellar Door Provisions in Chicago. We’d already sat down to enjoy their sourdough blueberry muffins and croissants when my mum spotted a restock of the tiny glass shelf occuring – this time with different baked goods. I saw the clover-like folds of dough and identified this new mystery pastry as a Kouign-amann which I’d never tried before. Of course we got a couple of those too (they were warm, I couldn’t resist!) and their similarly flaky, …