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Cinnamon-Date Buns

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] Ingredients SERVINGS: MAKES 16 Date Filling 16 Medjool dates, pitted (about 8 oz.) ¼ teaspoon kosher salt ½ cup (1 stick) unsalted butter, room temperature 1 tablespoon finely grated orange zest 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon Dough And Assembly ⅓ cup whole milk 4 tablespoons honey, divided 1 envelope active dry yeast (about 2¼ tsp.) 2 large egg yolks 2 large eggs ⅓ cup buttermilk 1 cup spelt flour 1¼ teaspoon kosher salt 2 cups all-purpose flour, plus more for surface ½ cup (1 stick) unsalted butter, cut into pieces, room temperature, plus melted butter for bowl and brushing ¼ cup sugar 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon Date Filling Bring dates, salt, and 1½ cups water to a boil in a medium saucepan. Reduce heat and simmer, stirring and mashing occasionally, until dates are falling apart and water is evaporated (it should be a thick paste), 10–15 minutes. Let cool, then...

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