Danish - Cake of Yeast

Cooking Vacation - Danish - Cake of Yeast




550 gr. flour
20 gr. fresh yeast or 10 gr. dry yeast
50 gr. vanilla instant pudding powder
1 egg
50 gr. sugar
1/2 tsp. salt
50 gr. butter
50 ml. oil
Water ~ 1 cup

Ingredients for filling - options:

1.Poppy seeds
200 gr. poppy seeds grounded
3/4 cup milk or orange juice
lemon zest
100 gr. butter
3 Tbs. honey
2. Chocolate spread with halva crumbs
3. Jam, sugar and cinnamon


  1. Put in a large mixing bowl egg, salt, butter, oil, sugar and pudding powder.
  2. Cover all these ingredients with the flour and spread the dry yeast on top.
  3. Start kneading on low speed whole adding the water until the right texture.
  4. Cover the bowl and let rise until double.
  5. Prepare the filing: bring to boil the milk butter and honey add poppy seeds and lemon zest and simmer until thickens.
  6. Add butter and crumbs and leave to cool.
  7. Divide the dough into 3-4 portions and roll them.
  8. Spread the filling and prepare the desired shape.
  9. Brush with egg yolk + water and let rise again.
  10. Bake in a hot 2000C (45000F) oven until golden.

Culinary Tour in Tel - Aviv (one day)

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