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Make This Honey Buns Recipe Even Better with Raspberries and Creamed Honey

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What is it about raspberries that just make them so irresistible? For me, it’s like they are a combination of both strawberries and lemons mixed into one perfect little berry. They are sweet, but also tart. However you want to describe them, they make this honey buns recipe absolute perfection!  

Raspberry Honey Buns Recipe 

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With such an adorable name, you are sure to melt over these delicious rolls that are made with pure creamed honey and whole tart raspberries. 

Warning: This Honey Buns Recipe is Heavy and Dense 

This bread recipe is inspired from the 1983 edition of Southern Living Magazine. It is old school; back when every single recipe had to have butter + cream + everything else a cow makes. It’s a dense, heavy bread, but it’s also sweet and filling. 

If you want a less dense bread, that is more airy and fluffy, substitute water for the sour cream.

How to Make this Recipe

  1. This is a standard bread recipe, but made like cinnamon rolls.
  2. Instead of a brown sugar filling, you are going to make these delicious Raspberry Honey Buns filled with a creamed honey raspberry filling.
  3. You’ll roll out the dough, cover the dough with the delicious raspberry filling, and then roll the dough up tight like a pinwheel.
  4. Cut even circles out of the dough and place each circle face up to rise in the pan.
  5. Cook and cover with frosting!
Make This Satisfy Honey Buns Recipe Even Better with Raspberries and Creamed Honey

Raspberry Honey Buns

Catherine Olson
You will love this delicious honey buns recipe with rolls that are made with pure creamed honey and whole tart raspberries.
Prep Time 4 hours
Cook Time 20 minutes
Course Breakfast
Cuisine Italian
Servings 12 Buns


Honey Buns Dough

  • 8 oz sour cream
  • 2 tablespoons raspberry juice
  • 1 package active yeast 2 ½ teaspoons
  • 3 tablespoons sugar
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • teaspoon baking soda
  • 4 cups flour
  • 1 egg

Raspberry Filling

  • 1 cup raspberries
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 2 tablespoons warmed creamed honey

Honey Icing

  • 1 tablespoon creamed honey
  • 1 teaspoon liquid whipping cream
  • 2 teaspoons powdered sugar


Honey Buns Dough

  • Melt sour cream raspberry juice over low heat until warmed
  • Transfer to a mixing bowl with a dough hook and add yeast
  • Allow yeast to proof for 5 minutes
  • Stir in sugar and melted butter and yeast
  • Add salt, baking soda, 2 cups flour, and egg
  • Knead until mixture is smooth and combined
  • Continue to add flour in ½ cup increments until dough is tacky and pulls from the edges of the bowl
  • Let rise until doubled in size
  • On a floured surface, roll dough out to a large rectangle a half inch thick
  • Spread filling across the surface, edge to edge
  • Roll dough up lengthwise, pinch ends together, cut into whirlpools and press into prepared pans
  • I used a well greased muffin tin, but you can also use a casserole dish and place rolls 1 inch apart to allow room to rise
  • Rise for an additional 1 hour minimum
  • Bake at Fahrenheit 375°, 20 minutes, release from pan

Raspberry Filling

  • Stir raspberries and sugar together until raspberries start to release their juice
  • Add softened butter and warmed creamed honey
  • Stir just until mixture is combined

Honey Icing

  • Whisk all ingredients together until smooth
  • Spoon over rolls while still hot
Keyword Honey Buns Recipe

Should I Use Fresh or Frozen Raspberries?

If you are like me, I’m stingy when it comes to food I can’t reproduce. Like raspberries, for instance. I will let them sit in my fridge for far too long, just because I hate not having them. 

Lately, I’ve started buying them in bulk and freezing them while they are still fresh. This recipe is great with either fresh or frozen raspberries. 

How Do I Get Raspberry Juice? 

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Pulverize raspberries in a blender or food processor, then strain out the seeds.

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I baked these honey buns in a muffin tin, but my favorite way to cook these types of rolls, sticky buns, cinnamon rolls or the like is in a high edge sheet cake pan.

And then of course, you must have a large wire rack for cooling and catching dripping icing.

Make this Raspberry Honey Buns Recipe

If you make this honey buns recipe, tag @Fahrenheit350sweets on Instagram so I can see it! And I’d love it if you left a review and a comment below! 

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  1. Can I just say that I want you to come and bake in my kitchen! Will you make all my dreams come true, because seriously I hate bein' in the kitchen…and your stuff looks uh-mazing!

  2. I just spent the morning picking raspberries…thanks for another idea to use them! I found your site through the Hive. I am looking forward to reading your posts and trying your recipes!

  3. These look soooo delicious!

    I wanted to tell you "Happy Sunday" and that I can't wait to meet you at the Moms Who Make It Conference this week – because YOU won the tickets! WAHOO!!

    Send me an email with your name, address, phone, etc and we will get your tickets going!

  4. OOOOH HEAVEN SAKES! that looks SOO AMAZINGLY awesome babe!!! ooh my goodness! I LOVE LOVE LOVE LOVE raspberries! 88 cents!? WHAT THE!?

    i would have had more and more people going in for me getting four each! haha.
    love you! those look amazing!

  5. Absolutely love raspberries – absolutely love your idea! And I'm super excited for next week's raspberry/orange combination! Keep these ideas coming, and I'll definitely be coming back for more! 🙂

  6. I just found your blog and am sooo glad I did. I'm sitting here drooling over your food photos. I can't wait to get more time to come back and search the archives!!

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