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Yeast pastry dough in a kitchen aid mixer

Perfect Yeast Pastry Dough

Perfect Yeast Pastry Dough is your new best friend. From savory to sweet, you can use this recipe to create all your favorite baked goods.
Course Dessert, Pastries
Cuisine Russian, Ukrainian
Prep Time 15 minutes
Time for dough rising 30 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Servings 25 servings
Calories 167kcal
Author Natalya Drozhzhin



  • Combine yeast together with warm milk and one tablespoon of sugar. Let ingredients rest on a counter for about 10 minutes.
    yeast, milk and sugar in a mixing bowl
  • Add eggs, mayonnaise, salt and sugar into the mixture, whisking together to combine.
    eggs and liquids combined for the yeast dough
  • Mix in flour using Kitchen aid mixer or a spatula, in small portions. Once the flour is all mixed in, add oil to the mixture. It is important to add oil last, as the texture of the dough turns out better.
    flour added to the liquid ingredients
  • Knead the dough until it is elastic, at least for 10 minutes. Let dough rise for about an hour.
    yeast dough that has been kneaded


Calories: 167kcal | Carbohydrates: 28g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 4g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 22mg | Sodium: 117mg | Potassium: 67mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 60IU | Calcium: 30mg | Iron: 1mg