Poppy seed bundles

by | Feb 3, 2023 | Breads, buns & biscuits

These poppy seed bundles are made from a light and soft dough containing a considerable amount of cottage cheese and lard. The filling is a special mixture of ground poppy seeds, mashed potatoes and sugar syrup. The filling must be cool (preferably ice-cold) in order to prevent the dough from melting.

(Source of the recipe: Szoky’s kitchen)

Poppy seed bundles
Poppy seed bundles – photo: zserbo.com
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Hungarian cottage cheese

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You often ask me what kind of cottage cheese (or curd cheese or farmer's cheese - call it what you want) I use in the recipes. In Hungary the store-bought cottage cheese is dry and crumbly as you can see in the picture. So if a recipe calls for túró, I mean this type. If you can't obtain túró, you can try to make your own from whole milk. Click on the link below.

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In Hungary metric units are in use, all the recipes on this website are based on this system, so a kitchen scale is necessary. Since I’m not familiar with cup as a measurement unit, I convert grams to cups by using an online converter. The values in brackets, therefore, are only approximate volumes, so, please, double-check them before you start cooking.

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