Piroshki - Three Ways on a table napkin
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Piroshki - Three Ways

In this tutorial, you will see how to prepare beautiful pastries and create different flavors, while using the exact same ingredients.
Course Pastries
Cuisine Russian, Ukrainian
Prep Time 35 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 20 minutes
Servings 25 Units

Ingredients

  • 1 Piroshki Dough
  • 1 Poppy Seeds
  • 1 Egg for glaze
  • 2 tbsp Sugar for glaze

Instructions

Option One

  • Roll out the dough into a rectangular shape. Apply poppy seeds to the dough and roll the dough into a jelly roll
    Dough rolled out into a rectangle on a cutting board with poppy seeds spread on it
  • Cut the roll into 4 inch pieces, cut each piece twice to the middle, leaving edges to hold the dough together.
    A piroshki roll cut into 4inch piece that was then cut into 2 times leaving the edge intact
  • Place each pastry two inches apart from each other on a baking sheet lines with parchment paper. Cover it with a kitchen towel, leavening them to rise for about 30 minutes. Using a small bowl, whisk egg with sugar; glaze each bun with egg mixture. Bake in preheated oven, at 350F, for about 30 minutes or until golden brown.
    Piroshki - Three Ways on a table napkin

Option Two

  • Roll out the dough into a rectangular shape. Apply poppy seeds to the dough and roll the dough into a jelly roll. Cut the roll into 4 inch pieces, each piece in the middle, pull it apart by opening up.
    Piroshki rolled cut into 3 4inch pieces on a floured cutting board
  • Cut the roll into 4 inch pieces, each piece in the middle, pull it apart by opening up.
    Piroshki on a floured cutting board
  • Place each pastry two inches apart from each other on a baking sheet, lined with parchment paper. Cover it with a kitchen towel, leavening them to rise for about 30 minutes. Using a small bowl, whisk eggs with sugar; glaze each bun with egg mixture. 
    Piroshki on a baking sheet lined with a silicon mat
  • Bake in preheated oven at 350F, for about 30 minutes or until golden brown.
    Piroshki - Three Ways on a plate

Option Three

  • Form dough into a four inch round shape, place the filling in the middle. Fold over all sides and seal the filling.
    A round piroshki having the sides pinched together on a floured cutting board
  • Using your hand, flatten the dough. Using a sharp knife, cut four pieces that are going to the middle. 
    A piroshki having 4 cuts made around the circumference of the flattened round ball
  • Add another four cuts but shorter in length. Pull twe cut pieces together, leaving the shorted cut in the middle, pinch two pieces together. Repeat with all other pieces.
    Piroshki being formed into a flower shape on a cutting board
  • Place each pastry two inches apart from each other on a baking sheet lines with parchment paper. Cover it with a kitchen towel, leavening them to rise for about 30 minutes. Using a small bowl, whisk eggs with sugar; glaze each bun with egg mixture. 
    Piroshki ona baking sheet lined with a silicon mat
  • Bake in preheated oven at 350F, for about 30 minutes or until golden brown.
    Piroshki on a table napkin