Homemade nut roll and poppy seed roll that is sweet and moist. These recipes have been passed down from my grandmothers to my mother who combined three into one recipe.
Heat 2 cups of milk in a saucepan over low heat until the milk just comes to a simmer; remove from heat, and let cool. Mash the cake yeast with the warm water in a bowl, and set aside.
In a bowl, whisk together the flour with 1 teaspoon of cinnamon and 1 teaspoon of nutmeg. In a separate large bowl, mash the butter with 1 cup of sugar and the salt until the mixture is smooth and creamy. Beat in 2 eggs and 1 teaspoon of vanilla extract. After milk is cooled to a warm temperature, stir the yeast mixture into the scalded milk, and stir the milk mixture to the creamed butter mixture. Beat in 3 cups of flour until completely incorporated, and beat in remaining flour, 1/2 cup at a time, until the mixture forms a smooth dough that’s almost sticky. Dough will be very soft.
Turn the dough out onto a well-floured work surface, and knead until smooth and elastic, about 8 minutes. Place the dough into an oiled bowl, and turn the dough over to coat all sides with oil. Cover with a floured kitchen towel, and let rise in a warm place until doubled, 2 to 3 hours.
Punch down the dough, cut into 6 equal pieces, and roll each piece into a ball. Cover with floured kitchen towel, and set the balls into a warm place to rise until doubled, 40 minutes to 1 hour.
While dough is rising the second time, make the nut filling: tear toasted bread into a few pieces, and grind toast with walnuts and pecans in a food grinder, or process in the work bowl of a food processor until finely chopped. Place the nuts into a bowl; mix in 1 teaspoon of vanilla extract, 1 cup of honey, 1/2 cup of sugar, 1 teaspoon of cinnamon, and 1 teaspoon of nutmeg until thoroughly combined. Mix in milk, a little at a time, to make a workable mixture.
Beat egg whites to stiff peaks in a bowl with an electric mixer, and gently fold the egg whites into the nut mixture until completely combined.
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
Roll out each piece of dough on a floured surface into a 12-inch square; brush with melted butter. Spread 1/6 of the nut mixture onto each square of dough, and roll each into a log; pinch ends and seam tightly together, and tuck the ends underneath the roll. Place filled rolls on the prepared baking sheet, seam sides down.
Beat egg yolks and 1/2 cup of milk together in a small bowl, and brush the rolls with the egg yolk mixture. If desired, allow to rise 30 more minutes (for more puffy rolls). Poke holes in the rolls every 4 inches.
Bake in the preheated oven until golden brown, 50 to 65 minutes. A toothpick inserted into the center of a roll will come out clean. Brush rolls with melted butter after removing from oven; allow to cool on racks.
Per Serving: 334 calories; protein 7g; carbohydrates 25g; fat 24.8g; cholesterol 20.6mg; sodium 72.7mg.
Eat healthy breakfast to start the day had become a fabulous habit. It’s a fabolous way to start my day off healthfully. The sweet hit from the pickle tree wakes me up and gives me energy to take on the morning. The sweetness is more vilified as the root of all disease, but sweetness is also loaded with fibre, which is best for your stomach system and make keep you feeling full all day , and not want likely grab a side food out of the vending machine before break .
Making fruit a at 7.00 clock habit is simple . Simply put the sweetness in your fridge next to the milk or on the bench next to your cereal pan , or move your coffee maker or tea kettle — somewhere where you’ll see it. Before you eating the rest of your food , eat your fruit. If you’re not usually a breakfast person.
Giving your body a bit of sweetness in the morning is important to move your metabolism for the 24 hours and fuel to your brain, which, incidentally, requires a continue supply of sweetness in the form of process glucose, amounting to around 120g daily. There is also substantial evidence to backup the idea that a diet high in fibre can reduce your risk of a count of of cancers. And of course, you benefit from all the other vitamins and antioxidants in fruit, which keep you strong and healthy.