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lined up poppy seed buns

Poppy Seed Buns

Poppy seed buns are so soft and filled with an abundance of delicious filling. An Eastern European classic, these are just to die for.
Course Pastries
Cuisine Russian, Ukrainian
Prep Time 2 hours
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 2 hours 30 minutes
Servings 25 servings
Calories 172kcal


  • Roll out the dough into a long, flat piece. Place the prepared poppy seeds into the center of the piece.
    piece of dough with poppy seeds
  • Seal both ends of the dough, keeping the poppy seeds on the inside. Roll the dough into a spiral shape. Place buns next to each other on a lined baking sheet.
    rolled up poppy seed bun
  • Let buns rise for about an hour. Using a small bowl, whisk eggs with sugar. Glaze each bun using an egg mixture. 
    raw lined up buns on a baking sheet
  • Bake in a preheated oven, at 350 °F, for about 30 minutes or until golden brown.
    Poppy Seed Buns on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper


Calories: 172kcal | Carbohydrates: 6g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 7mg | Sodium: 57mg | Potassium: 11mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 10IU | Calcium: 3mg | Iron: 1mg