Soft Cream Buns Recipe


Treat yourself to the heavenly delight of soft cream buns with our irresistible recipe. These fluffy buns filled with creamy goodness are perfect for breakfast, brunch, or anytime you crave a sweet indulgence. Get ready to embark on a journey of delightful flavors and textures!


  • 300 ml hot milk
  • 18g fresh brewer’s yeast
  • 100g sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 100 ml sunflower oil
  • 800g flour
  • 6g salt

For the cream:

  • 400ml milk
  • 70g sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 8g vanilla sugar
  • 20g cornstarch
  • 15g flour
  • 15g butter
  • 1 egg yolk


  1. Mix hot milk with fresh brewer’s yeast, sugar, eggs, and sunflower oil in a bowl.
  2. Add flour and salt, then mix well to form a dough.
  3. Brush the dough with oil, cut a cross into it, cover with plastic wrap, and let it rise for 3 hours or until doubled in size.
  4. Divide the dough into balls and transfer them to a mold. Cover with a cloth and let them rise for 30 minutes.
  5. In a saucepan, combine milk, egg, sugar, vanilla sugar, cornstarch, and flour for the cream. Stir over heat until the cream is thick, then add butter.
  6. Flatten the buns and pour the cream over them in spirals.
  7. Brush the dough with egg yolk and bake in the oven at 190°C for 30 minutes.
  8. Sprinkle icing sugar over the buns and serve.

Nutritional Information:

  • Prep Time: 30 minutes
  • Cooking Time: 30 minutes
  • Total Time: 3 hours 30 minutes
  • Calories: 250 kcal per bun
  • Yield: 12 buns
  • Diet: Vegetarian
  • Method: Baking
  • Cuisine: Dessert
  • Category: Bread
  • Serving Size: 1 bun
  • Sugar: 10g
  • Sodium: 150mg
  • Fat: 8g
  • Carbohydrates: 35g
  • Fiber: 1g
  • Protein: 6g
  • Cholesterol: 45mg


  1. How to Make Soft and Fluffy Buns 
  2. Guide to Baking with Yeast 


Savor the blissful experience of biting into a soft cream bun filled with creamy goodness. Whether enjoyed as a breakfast treat or a delightful snack, these buns are sure to delight your taste buds and satisfy your cravings.


  1. Can I use instant yeast instead of fresh brewer’s yeast?
    • Yes, you can substitute instant yeast for fresh brewer’s yeast. Use 2/3 of the amount specified in the recipe.
  2. How should I store leftover cream buns?
    • Store leftover cream buns in an airtight container at room temperature for up to 2 days, or in the refrigerator for longer shelf life.
  3. Can I freeze the cream buns?
    • Yes, you can freeze the cream buns. Wrap them tightly in plastic wrap and aluminum foil before freezing, and thaw in the refrigerator before serving.
  4. Can I use a different type of oil instead of sunflower oil?
    • Yes, you can use vegetable oil or melted butter as a substitute for sunflower oil.
  5. Can I use store-bought custard instead of making the cream from scratch?
    • Yes, you can use store-bought custard as a shortcut for making the cream filling. Simply spoon the custard onto the flattened buns before baking.

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