Recipe: Hazelnut Babka Rolls

These are just mini versions of babka but they’re soooooo good and using Nutella or any other hazlenut spread makes this a breeze. I added a brown sugar cinnamon topping just to bring them over the top (and make them look a little fancier).

Hazelnut Babka Rolls

AuthorMabDifficultyIntermediate

Yields15 Servings
Prep Time2 hrs 30 minsCook Time25 minsTotal Time2 hrs 55 mins

Ingredients
 500 g flour
 40 g sugar
 7 g yeast
 4 g salt
 275 ml milk, warmed
 75 g butter, melted
 1 egg
 200 g Nutella (or other hazelnut spread)

Directions
1

Make the dough by mixing together the flour, sugar, yeast, and salt into a large bowl then making a well and pouring in the milk, butter, and egg. Mixing together and kneed until it forms smooth and elastic dough, about 10 minutes.

2

Transfer the dough into oiled bowl, cover with cling film and allow it to rise for about an hour or until it has doubled in size.

3

Roll the dough out into a rectangle that is about 40 x 60 cm.

4

Spread the filling over half of the dough then fold the dough over the filling and gently press together.

5

Using a pizza cutter or a very sharp knife, cut the dough into strips, about 2.5- 3 cm thick then twist each strip of dough then finishing by folding the end of the dough over and under until a twisted bun forms.

6

Place the buns on a lined baking sheet and allow to rise for 45 minutes.

7

Bake buns at 190°C for 18-20 minutes until they brown on top.

Adapted from Anna Banana

Ingredients

Ingredients
 500 g flour
 40 g sugar
 7 g yeast
 4 g salt
 275 ml milk, warmed
 75 g butter, melted
 1 egg
 200 g Nutella (or other hazelnut spread)

Directions

Directions
1

Make the dough by mixing together the flour, sugar, yeast, and salt into a large bowl then making a well and pouring in the milk, butter, and egg. Mixing together and kneed until it forms smooth and elastic dough, about 10 minutes.

2

Transfer the dough into oiled bowl, cover with cling film and allow it to rise for about an hour or until it has doubled in size.

3

Roll the dough out into a rectangle that is about 40 x 60 cm.

4

Spread the filling over half of the dough then fold the dough over the filling and gently press together.

5

Using a pizza cutter or a very sharp knife, cut the dough into strips, about 2.5- 3 cm thick then twist each strip of dough then finishing by folding the end of the dough over and under until a twisted bun forms.

6

Place the buns on a lined baking sheet and allow to rise for 45 minutes.

7

Bake buns at 190°C for 18-20 minutes until they brown on top.

Hazelnut Babka Rolls

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