Baked Poppy Seed Rolls on a towel

Quick Poppy Seed Rolls

Prep Time 25 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 55 minutes
Servings 35 Units


  • 2 1/2 cup Milk
  • 1 tbsp Yeast
  • 40 g Oil
  • 1/2 tsp Salt
  • 50 g Margarine
  • 3/4 cup Sugar
  • 7 1/2 cup Flour (depending on the brand, you may need more or less)
  • 1 Egg
  • 16 oz Poppy Seed Filling I purchase my from local Russian store


  • Combine lukewarm milk with yeast, sugar. Let yeast dissolve for 5 minutes. Add salt, melted margarine and oil. With dough hook mix in flour in small portion.
    Quick Poppy Seed Rolls
  • Knead the dough for about 15 minutes, until it’s elastic and not sticky.
    Quick Poppy Seed Rolls
  • Dust your counter with flour and roll out the dough with a rolling pin to very thin rectangle. Brush it with whisked egg, this makes poppy seed stick to the dough. Spread even thin layer of poppy seed.
    Quick Poppy Seed Rolls
  • Roll up the shorter side, making it into a long string. Flour knife, cut them into 2 inch pieces.
    Rolled up dough with poppyseed filling
  • Place them on baking sheet covered with parchment paper, leaving about an inch of space in between each one. Repeat until you run out of dough.
    Poppy Seed Rolls on a bake sheet
  • Preheat oven to 300F. With whisked egg, brush tops of piroshky. Bake for 30-45 minutes, until golden brown.
    Baked Poppy Seed Rolls