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Dallaspulla - Awesome Finnish Pastry

Dallaspulla - Awesome Finnish Pastry created by Wobin

I discovered these pastries as an exchange student in Finland and they are my absolute favorite in the whole wide world (my boyfriend's too). I have been searching high and low for a recipe and finally I found this one on Axis of Aevil so I thought I'd share. Can't wait to try it!! There's the traditional Finnish filling as well as an American alternative since quark is pretty hard to find in the States. NOTE: The vanilla cream flour can be replaced by mixing together 1 teaspoon vanilla sugar and 1/4 cup potato or wheat flour

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1hr 43mins
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directions

  • Prepare filling by mixing ingredients into a smooth paste. Refrigerate until needed.
  • In a saucepan over low heat, warm the milk and butter to about 40C/104°F.
  • In a bowl, crumble the yeast into the warm milk and butter mixture. Add sugar, salt and egg. Mix together well until the yeast is dissolved.
  • Add flour gradually until the dough forms a ball. Add more flour only if it's still sticky and add only a little at a time.
  • Knead dough for about 5 minutes until smooth and elastic.
  • Place a towel over the bowl and let the dough double in a warm, draft-free place for about 30 minutes to 1 hour [warming the oven to ~40C/100F works very well as a proofing box].
  • Turn dough out onto lightly floured work surface. Gently shape dough into rough rectangle with long side nearest you. Lightly flour dough and roll into a 16-inch x 12-inch (40cm x 30cm) rectangle.
  • Spread filling on the dough leaving a 1cm/.5in border on the far edge.
  • Beginning with long edge nearest you, roll dough into taut cylinder.
  • Firmly pinch seam to seal and roll cylinder seam-side down.
  • Very gently stretch and roll to cylinder of even diameter and 18-inch/45cm length; push ends in to create even thickness.
  • Using a sharp serrated knife and gentle sawing motion, slice cylinder in half, then slice each half in half again to create evenly sized quarters. Slice 3,8cm/1.5in pieces from the rolls and place into a rectangular pan using a spatula.
  • Cover with a towel and allow to rise for about 30 minutes while the oven warms to baking temperature.
  • Make icing.
  • Bake in a pre-heated oven at 200-225C/390-435F for about 13-15 minutes.
  • Cut pulla apart and drizzle icing over the tops.
  • Try not to eat them all in one sitting. :).
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"I discovered these pastries as an exchange student in Finland and they are my absolute favorite in the whole wide world (my boyfriend's too). I have been searching high and low for a recipe and finally I found this one on Axis of Aevil so I thought I'd share. Can't wait to try it!! There's the traditional Finnish filling as well as an American alternative since quark is pretty hard to find in the States. NOTE: The vanilla cream flour can be replaced by mixing together 1 teaspoon vanilla sugar and 1/4 cup potato or wheat flour"
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  1. Wobin
    Dallaspulla - Awesome Finnish Pastry Created by Wobin
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  2. Wobin
    I.. love... dallaspulla! They are 1 and a half euros in the shop. This recipe saves me a lot of money and I can even afford to bring to friends house to share. Mine came out a big more, fluffy then we are use to but I did switch the ingredients around to fit my breadmaking style. I also think maybe we have never had this yummy pulla so fresh before. Kiitos Kiitos!
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  3. mdmdt
    I discovered these pastries as an exchange student in Finland and they are my absolute favorite in the whole wide world (my boyfriend's too). I have been searching high and low for a recipe and finally I found this one on Axis of Aevil so I thought I'd share. Can't wait to try it!! There's the traditional Finnish filling as well as an American alternative since quark is pretty hard to find in the States. NOTE: The vanilla cream flour can be replaced by mixing together 1 teaspoon vanilla sugar and 1/4 cup potato or wheat flour
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