Old Fashioned German Butter Roll

READY IN: 1hr 10mins
Recipe by WyomingMoonDust

While growing up all over the world, the one thing I missed about Germany was a breadlike pudding that my neighbor Babel would make for us kids while we waited for our parents to come home from work. Finally after all these years.. I located the orginal recipe and here it is.. This beats bread pudding. And I LOVE BREAD PUDDING.

Top Review by Kim D.

This German Roll was easy to prepare. I made it for my Grandma's 88th Birthday, as she loves bread pudding and I thought she would like this too... and she did. I didn't use 6 T of nutmeg. I thought it sounded like alot. I used 4 t nutmeg and 3 t cinnamon. Other than that, I didn't make any other changes. Thanks for posting. Made for PAC - Spring 2008

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Cut butter into flour and sugar mixture.
  2. add water,
  3. roll on floured surface to 1/4 inch thick,.
  4. brush with butter and liberally dust nut meg and sugar mixture,
  5. Reserve 1/2 for later. Roll jelly roll style, cut in two.
  6. Seal both ends of each roll. place in 9x13 pan.
  7. Pour 3/4 quart of half and half over rolls sprinkle rest of sugar mixture on top.
  8. Place in oven uncovered for one hour at 325*.

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