Buns with seeds

In Denmark, it is pretty common to serve buns for breakfast. A typical Danish breakfast bun is very crisp and normally called a Rundstykke, which can roughly be translated as a round piece.
This recipe is a typical Rundstykke with the addition of sunflower seeds.


  • 5 dcl of water
  • 15 gm of yeast
  • 50 gm of oatmeal
  • 400 gm of wheat flour
  • 200 gm of wholemeal flour
  • 1 tsp of olive oil
  • 2 tsp of salt
  • 150 gm sunflower seeds


1 - Pour the water into a bowl and blend in the yeast

2 - Add the salt, olive oil, oatmeal, sunflower seeds and wholemeal flour and stir

3 - Add the wheat flour and knead

4 - Let the dough rest for an hour

5 - Shape the dough into buns and let them rest for half an hour

6 - Bake the buns in the oven for 30 minutes at 200◦C