aThere’s no sweeter way to ring in the fall than with these festive 4-6 Turnover Belgian Buns from Saveur. The fluffy and soft brioche crust is studded with crunchy, sugary bits of Fiamma Carnenaise. Topped with a thick layer of raspberry jam, “gorgonzola-style” sauce, a streak of sour cherry paste, and copious amounts of “honey butter.”

First published in the October 2011 issue of SAVEUR. Images courtesy of

What is a Belgian bun?

What is a Belgian bun?

Belgian buns are a type of bun that is made from two circles of bread dough that are placed on top of one another. The dough for a Belgian bun is usually sweeter than other types of buns. It is usually filled with dessert. 

Belgian buns are a fun and easy way to enjoy your favorite sweet treats. They are also a great way to show off your baking skills! The History of the Belgian BunBelgian buns are a modern phenomenon. They were first popularized in Belgium, which is one of the European countries that has benefited most from technological advances in bread making practices over the past few hundred years. In addition to the famous brioches of Brussels featured in many well-known works of fiction. Some claim that the bun was started by Bernard Dutriev during a breakfast outing with his friend and fellow engineer Adolphe Lenssenet. Notably, most references to “the Belgian” bread as used today seem to be linked back to August 29th 1844. When Adolphe Napoleon Lumier coined the term “Belgian” for an improved method for yeast breads in general. At

Why are Belgian buns sweet?

Why are Belgian buns sweet?

Belgian buns are traditionally sweet because of the way they are made. The dough is mixed with sugar before it is kneaded and forming the buns. This process helps to give them a rich and sweet flavor.

  1. Belgian buns to your heart’s desire!

Belgian buns can  filled with anything from whipped cream to Nutella chocolate. Whatever you put in them, you’re sure to get a delicious dessert that will satisfy your cravings.

  1. Belgian buns are served fresh and hot!

If you want to taste the best Belgian buns, make sure to enjoy them fresh and warm.aldi doesn’t keep them frozen, so they will start to go stale quickly.

Types of buns

Types of buns

There are a few types of buns you can find at restaurants. The most common types of buns are the turnover bun, the hamburger bun, and the taco bun.

Turnover buns can also  known as American-style buns. They can make from two pieces of dough that can filled with steam and then baked. This gives them a soft and fluffy texture.

Hamburger buns can made from two smaller rounds of dough. They can press together and then cook in a steamer. This gives them a dense and chewy texture.

How to make out turnover vervets in under 25 minutes?

Turnover buns are always a delicious and perfect autumn dessert! This is a simple recipe that you can make in under 25 minutes, using just a few ingredients.


2 cups of all-purpose flour

1 tablespoon baking powder

1/4 teaspoon baking soda

pinch of salt

1/2 cup (115 grams) unsalted butter, at room temperature

2 large eggs, beaten

1/2 cup (120 ml) buttermilk

1 tablespoon honey

1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Directions: 1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease a 13×9 inch baking pan with butter. Set aside. 2. In a medium bowl, whisk together the flour, baking powder, baking soda, and salt. Set aside. 3. Cut the butter into small pieces and rub it into the sides of the bowl of your electric mixer until it is light and fluffy. With the mixer running on low speed, add the eggs one at a time. Add buttermilk and honey. Mix until everything is well combined. Mix in the vanilla extract. 4. Using a spoon or plastic spatula, fold in half of the flour mixture until just combined. Add

Homemade lemon curd

Turnover Belgian buns are the perfect Autumn dessert. They’re simple to make, and the lemon curd is tart and flavorful – just the way we like it.


2 cups all-purpose flour

1/2 teaspoon baking powder

1/4 teaspoon baking soda

Pinch of salt

3 tablespoons (or more) butter, softened but still cool

1 cup granulated sugar

2 large eggs, beaten

Zest and juice of 1 lemon

6 tablespoons (or more) unsalted butter, melted and cooled slightly

For Lemon Curd: 

6 tablespoons unsalted butter, at room temperature 

3 cups confectioners’ sugar 

1 tablespoon cornstarch 

2 tablespoons freshly squeezed lemon juice 

To Assemble: 

24 turnovers doughnuts (from one 12-pack), frozen for 30 minutes or until very firm; thaw in fridge for about an hour before filling

To Make the Doughnuts:  [Make the Lemon Curd first] 

In a medium bowl, whisk together flour, baking powder, baking soda, and salt. In a separate bowl whisk together butter, granulated sugar, eggs, lemon zest and juice and

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Concluding thoughts on the perfect hot autumn evening dessert

Turnover Belgian buns are a great way to finish off an autumn evening. Whether you’re enjoying them with a cup of tea or coffee, these buns make the perfect ending to your evening.

This particular recipe is very simple, making them the perfect dessert for anyone who wants something easy to follow and without any fuss. All you need is some pastry dough and an oven, and you’re good to go.

You’ll want to start by heating your oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit. Once it can reach that temperature, shape. The dough into a round ball and place it on a greased baking sheet. Bake the turnover bun for 15-20 minutes, until it’s golden brown and firm to the touch.

Enjoy your autumn evening with turnover Belgian buns in hand – they’re sure to bring a smile to your face!