Hungarian Kolache (Nut Roll)

READY IN: 1hr 15mins
YIELD: 4 rolls




  • Dissolve yeast and sugar in warm water. Wait until it is activated before adding to dry ingredients.
  • Mix together the flour sugar and salt.
  • Stir in eggs, melted butter, sour cream and dissolved yeast.
  • Mix well.
  • Let dough rest for 10 minutes, covered with a mixing bowl with some flour underneath to prevent dough from sticking.
  • Divide into 4 egual parts.
  • Roll out separately onto a floured board into a 14 x 12 rectangle.
  • Spread with 1/4 of nut mixture and cover dough to within one inch from the edge.
  • Begin to roll up jelly roll fashion from the 12 inch side.
  • Seal edge.Tuck ends under Put seam side down on cookie sheet covered with parchment paper.
  • Cover with clean cloth.
  • Continue to roll and fill dough covering each with cloth.
  • Let rise for one hour or until double in bulk.
  • You can place 2 rolls on one cookie sheet.
  • Bake at 325 degrees for 30 to 35 minutes or until lightly browned.
  • Transfer to a wire rack and cool.
  • Can be frozen.