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Thunder Bay, ON has a bakery shop called Persian Man. Persians are a cinnamon bun/doughnut with a pink frosting. Does anyone have a recipe for Persians?

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Last updated: Apr. 11, 2013 3:11 pm
Posted: Jan. 31, 2010 9:31 am
 
Commented by: Keni
Jan. 31, 2010 9:42 am
Apparently a very localized thing, and a very well kept secret. It's meant to be a take off of the Pershing donut, but with the icing making it special... the problem is that nobody seems to be able to tell if it's raspberry or strawberry, even, that lends it's flavor. :) Good luck with finding a copy cat!
 
Commented by: Mrs.S
Jan. 31, 2010 9:46 am
Mmmm. Love Persians, and both my husband and I used to get them at local bakeries where we grew up (me in Milwaukee, and my husband in Massachusetts)... Will try to find a recipe; they are wonderful and just like you described!
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Mrs.S
Jan. 31, 2010 9:52 am
Well, I found this link (or just scroll down). Didn't think this was such an unusual recipe. Interesting, we always just took them for granted, but come to think of it, we haven't seen them in years (things 'similar'). REF.:--->>> http://www.hungrybrowser.com/phaedrus/m0914M09.htm#2
 
whodunitrdr
Jan. 31, 2010 9:52 am
I used to work in a bakery and we made doughnuts. Our Persians were made from the basic yeast raised donut dough. We rolled it out, like for cinnamon rolls, brushed it with egg wash, sprinkled it with plain cinnamon and rolled them up like the cinnamon rolls. Cut in slices, then flatten the slices with the flat of your hand and let raise, then fry. We used either a regular glaze or the maple bar icing on ours. For the pink icing, maybe they use a combo of strawberry and raspberry flavors since you can't tell which it is.
 
Mrs.S
Jan. 31, 2010 9:53 am
OOPS! I did not mean to post the above (it is too hard to follow THAT recipe).... check this for history:--->> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Persian_(pastry)
 
Dela
Sep. 29, 2012 5:14 pm
YES PLEASE!!!! 10 OF US HERE WANT SOME SORT OF RECIPE FOR PERSIANS...FROM THUNDERBAY, ONT.
 
Moms little Girl
Mar. 3, 2013 10:25 pm
I'm still looking for an actual recipe for 'Persian Buns'!! If anyone has a link or an actual recipe, I'd love to hear from you! Thank you (from a once resident of Thunder Bay, ON :) -Arleena K.-
 
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Commented by: MinxyBaby
Mar. 4, 2013 2:38 pm
http://minxybaby.blogspot.ca/2013/03/persians.html
 
Commented by: Cheryl B
Apr. 11, 2013 3:11 pm
I just came across this today and it has me very intrigued. Check it out and see what you think:

http://sweets.seriouseats.com/2013/04/american-classics-persian-buns.html

Let me know if you what you think...
 
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