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Ukrainian Pampushka

Ukrainian Pampushka are yeasted bread rolls that are traditionally served with borscht or turned into a sweet dessert. The savoury buns are often topped with a dill & garlic oil.
50 min

Ingredients

Bread Rolls

  • 20g fresh yeast (or 7g dried yeast)

  • 1 tsp golden granulated sugar

  • 40 ml vegetable oil

  • 1 tsp lemon juice

  • 220 ml warm water

  • 400g bread flour

  • 8g salt

  • 2 tbsp non-dairy milk

  • 1 tbsp maple syrup

Garlic & Dill Oil

  • 3 tbsp vegetable oil

  • 2 garlic cloves

  • 10g dill

  • 1/2 tsp flakey salt

Method

Crumble the yeast into a bowl. Add the sugar, oil, lemon juice and water and mix to dissolve. Then add half of the flour and mix it into a paste. Cover with a damp kitchen towel and let it proof for 1 hour.

Mix in the remaining flour and salt. Then tip the dough out onto a work surface and knead until smooth (5-10 minutes). If it’s too sticky, let it rest for 10 minutes for the flour to absorb more of the water, which will develop the gluten and make it easier to knead. Separate the dough into 8 equal portions. Shape each portion into a ball and place it in a greased cake dish or skillet. Let them double in size for 45-60 minutes.

In the meantime, pre-heat the oven to 220 celsius. Once the pampushka are ready, combine the non-dairy milk of your choice with the maple syrup and brush over the buns. Then bake for 20-25 minutes until golden brown

While the bread rolls are baking, finely chop the dill and grate the garlic. Combine with the oil, salt and 1 tbsp of water. As soon as the buns are done, pour the garlic oil over them and serve warm.

 

Ukrainian Pampushka

Ukrainian Pampushka are yeasted bread rolls that are traditionally served with borscht or turned into a sweet dessert. The savoury buns are often topped with a dill & garlic oil.
5 from 1 vote
Active Time 20 minutes
Course Baking
Cuisine Ukrainian
Servings 8

Ingredients
  

For the bread Rolls

  • 20 g fresh yeast (or 7g dried yeast)
  • 1 tsp golden granulated sugar
  • 40 ml vegetable oil
  • 1 tsp lemon juice
  • 220 ml warm water
  • 400 g bread flour
  • 8 g salt
  • 2 tbsp non-dairy milk
  • 1 tbsp maple syrup

For the garlic & dill oil

  • 3 tbsp vegetable oil
  • 2 garlic cloves
  • 10 g dill
  • 1/2 flakey salt

Instructions
 

  • Crumble the yeast into a bowl. Add the sugar, oil, lemon juice and water and mix to dissolve. Then add half of the flour and mix it into a paste. Cover with a damp kitchen towel and let it proof for 1 hour.
  • Mix in the remaining flour and salt. Then tip the dough out onto a work surface and knead until smooth (5-10 minutes). If it’s too sticky, let it rest for 10 minutes for the flour to absorb more of the water, which will develop the gluten and make it easier to knead. Separate the dough into 8 equal portions. Shape each portion into a ball and place it in a greased cake dish or skillet. Let them double in size for 45-60 minutes.
  • In the meantime, pre-heat the oven to 220 Celsius. Once the Pampushka are ready, combine the non-dairy milk of your choice with the maple syrup and brush over the buns. Then bake for 20-25 minutes until golden brown
  • While the bread rolls are baking, finely chop the dill and grate the garlic. Combine with the oil, salt and 1 tbsp of water. As soon as the buns are done, pour the garlic oil over them and serve warm.
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2 Comments

  1. Ulrike

    5 stars
    We’ve made this many times and absolutely love it. Best garlic bread ever!

    Reply
    • Julius Fiedler

      Couldn’t agree more! The ultimate tear and share!

      Reply

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