Juicy poppy seed strudel made from yeast dough with milk and sugar

Juicy poppy seed strudel made from yeast dough with milk and sugar

This dessert is the perfect combination of a soft and flavorful yeast dough and a juicy poppy seed filling. Sweet and fragrant invites you to have tea or coffee with its scent.

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  • 100 g poppy seeds + 2 tsp
  • 100 ml milk
  • 4-5 tbsp sugar


  • 20 g yeast, fresh
  • 150 ml milk + 1 tbsp
  • 3-4 tbsp sugar
  • ½ tsp Salt
  • 40 g butter + 1 tbsp
  • 2 eggs
  • 300 g flour


Prepare the filling

  1. Rinse the poppy seeds in a fine sieve and drain.
  2. Mix the milk and sugar in a saucepan and bring to the boil.
  3. Add 100 g of poppy seeds to the milk and cook for 5-10 minutes while stirring.
  4. Cover the saucepan and simmer for 1 hour.

Prepare the batter

  1. Crumble the yeast and mix with 150ml warm milk, the sugar and salt.
  2. Melt the butter and pour into the milk mixture.
  3. Add 1 egg and mix until smooth is.
  4. Add the flour to the liquid ingredients and knead into a soft, slightly sticky dough.
  5. Pour the dough into a bowl, cover with cling film and leave to rise in a warm place for 1-2 hours.

Prepare the poppy seed strudel

  1. Poppy seed mixture grind through a meat grinder or blend in a stand mixer.
  2. Then place in a sieve and drain to remove excess liquid.
  3. Once the dough has doubled in volume, knead again to a 4-5mm thick rec Roll out into a square sheet.
  4. Distribute the filling evenly over the dough.
  5. Then roll up and pinch the edges together.
  6. Cover with cling film and leave to stand in a warm place for 40 minutes.
  7. Preheat the oven to 180°C.
  8. Baking tray Line with baking paper.
  9. Whisk the egg and tablespoon of milk in a bowl with a fork.
  10. Grush the poppy seed strudel with it and sprinkle with the remaining poppy seeds.
  11. Then place in the oven and bake for about 35-45 minutes.
  12. The hot one Brush the poppy seed strudel with the butter and serve immediately.


  • Casserole
  • Bowl
  • Cling film
  • Meat grinder
  • Sieve
  • Rolling pin
  • Baking sheet
  • Fork

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