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Ingredients:

Dough
  • 2 1/4 teaspoons - active dry yeast
  • 1 1/4 cups - warm water
  • 1/4 cups - sugar
  • 4 cups - all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 cups - vegetable oil
  • 1 teaspoons - salt
  • 1 teaspoons - vanilla
  • 1 - beaten egg
  • Cream Cheese Filling (optional)
  • 16 ounces - cream cheese
  • 1 cups - sugar
  • 1 - egg yolk
  • 1 teaspoons - vanilla
  • Poppy seed Filling (optional)
  • 2 1/2 cups - poppy seeds
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons - lemon zest
  • 3 tablespoons - unsalted butter
  • 1/2 teaspoons - cinnamon
  • 1/3 cups - sugar
  • 3/4 cups - milk
  • 1 - egg
  • Directions:

    1. Mix yeast, water, and sugar in a large bowl. Let it rest for 10 minutes (bubbles will form).
    2. Add remaining ingredients to the yeast mixture. Then stir in 4 cups of flour to make a sticky dough.
    3. Knead until dough is no longer sticky.
    4. Grease a mixing bowl, then place dough in bowl and roll it around so that all sides are lightly covered in oil. Cover bowl with a towel and place bowl in a warm place for the dough to rise for 30 minutes.
    5. Punch down dough, knead 5 times, then let rise for another 30 minutes.
    6. Pinch dough into eg-sized pieces. Place on greased cookie sheet. Brush with melted butter and let rise for another 20 minutes.
    7. Make an impression in the center of the dough and add filling of choice.
    8. Bake at 350 degrees F for 20 minutes. Let cool and enjoy!

    Cream Cheese Filling:
    1.Mix all together and refrigerate before filling pastries.

    Poppy Seed Filling:
    1. Heat milk, sugar, and butter together in a sauce pan.
    2. Add poppy seeds, lemon zest, and cinnamon.
    3. When mixture has cooled, whisk in egg.
    4. Refrigerate till use.

    Brief Description

    Family kolache (czech: pastry) recipe.

    Main Ingredient:

    Active Dry Yeast

    Category:  Desserts

    Cuisine:  Czech

    Prep Time: 1 hour(s) 30 min
    Cook Time: 20 min

    Source

    Grandma and Mom

    Posted By:

    VictoriaSparkman

    Posted On:

    June 9, 2021

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