Cheese Rolls

This is quite possibly the best dough that I have ever tasted little on made. I have been trying to perfect dough for awhile now and I can finally stop trying. These rolls are perfect, delicate and soft. You can fill them with practically anything. Try feta-sumac, cinnamon-brown sugar, zatar-olive oil. Make sure to follow my yeast instructions to obtain a good rise.

5 cups all-purpose flour
1 cup warm milk
1/2 cup sunflower oil + 1 tablespoon
2 tablespoons yeast
1/2 cup + 1/4 cup warm water (separate)
1/2 cup sugar
3 eggs, room temperature and beaten
1 teaspoon salt
1 tablespoon black seeds
1 tablespoon sesame seeds
1 egg yolk

1 cup La Vache Qui Rit cheese

1. In a small bowl add 1/4 cup warm water, pinch of sugar and yeast. Allow to sit for 5 minutes until small bubbles appear.

2. In a large mixing bowl add flour, 1/2 cup oil, sugar, eggs, salt and milk. Add yeast mixture. Combine until soft dough forms add water using small amounts at time if needed to achieve dough consistency. Place 1 tablespoon of oil into hand and rub all over dough (do not work into dough). Place in a large bowl, cover with plastic wrap and place in a warm place for 30 minutes.

3. Pre-heat oven to 350F. Punch dough down. On a non stick baking mat make dough into balls the size of plums. Roll each piece into a long oblong shape (about 6-7inches). With a butter knife spread cheese all over the top of dough. Long ways roll tightly into a long roll. At the end of the roll start coiling into a circle shape. Place rolls onto a greased baking pan. Place the seams inwards touching the other rolls. Brush egg yolk on top of rolls then sprinkle black and yellow seeds on top. Bake for 20 minutes or until golden.

Yields: 1 dozen.

10 fabulous comments:

  1. WayneandFarrah3/26/2010

    I should make a rule to not look at your blog when I'm hungry. It looks delicious!

  2. Butterflygirlms3/27/2010

    Mmmmmm, those looks sooo yummy!!

  3. meeso3/27/2010

    I wish I enjoyed baking more, looks so fresh and good!

  4. Arlette5/13/2010

    Marhaba Noor
    These Buns looks Gorgeous.
    Yesterday I end up my accident at your new website with all the gorgeous features and beautiful stuff you have...
    Great job.

  5. Honey5/05/2011

    The dough ingredients mentions using 2 tblsp of yeast, but your recipe instructions only state: pinch of sugar and yeast. ?

    Sorry to ask, but is it a pinch of yeast or 2 tblsp? because I want to make them right.

    Also can any cream cheese work instead of that french one?

  6. Noor5/06/2011

    Thanks everyone so much so much :)

    You use all the yeast and a pinch of sugar like 1/2 teaspoon actually.

    Read this as well:

  7. Anonymous5/07/2011

    Ok. Thank you for your swift replies!


  8. Noor5/10/2011

    your welcome :)

    Btw use anything in the middle any cheese :)

  9. Firdous Habib7/21/2012

    Asalam alaikum
    Made these yesterday for Iftar with fillings of Kiri, choc.chips, dates etc. They were loved by all. Jazakillahi khair for sharing.

  10. Noor7/23/2012

    Yummy that sounds so good.


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