Nut and Poppy Seed Roll ( Hedeg Kelet)

Recipe by Dienia B.
READY IN: 24hrs 35mins
YIELD: 4 loaves




  • Dissolve yeast in lukewarm milk; add 1 teaspoon sugar and 1 tablespoon flour; set aside.
  • Melt butter; add 1/2 and 1/2 cream and beaten egg yolks; add this mixture to the yeast mixture.
  • To the combined mixture add salt, 1 tablespoon sugar and flour; mix together, and divide into 4 parts.
  • Put in refrigerator overnight.( the dough is very soft so must be chilled to work with ).
  • Roll each part 1/2 inch thick.
  • Spread with filling. ( i use solo brand canned filling here , but i put recipe of how they made the filling so its not lost ).
  • Sprinkle with butter; roll into loaves as for a jelly roll;( spray sheet with pam cause these suckers stick) let stand 2 hours.
  • Brush with egg white slightly beaten.
  • Bake at 375 degrees Fahrenheit for 35 minutes.