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Poppy seed rolls on a plate

Quick Poppy Seed Rolls

Poppy Seed Rolls make for the perfect breakfast, snack or dessert. This recipe is amazing because it requires NO rising time.
Course Dessert
Cuisine Russian, Ukrainian
Prep Time 25 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 55 minutes
Servings 35 rolls
Calories 228kcal
Author Natalya Drozhzhin



  • Combine lukewarm milk with yeast and sugar. Let yeast dissolve for 5 minutes. Add salt, melted margarine and oil. Using a 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 seeds.
    Poppy seed dough and the filling on it
  • Roll up the shorter side, making it into a long string. Flour knife and cut them into 2 inch pieces.
    Rolled up dough with poppy seed 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.
    Rolled up dough with poppy seed filling on a baking sheet
  • Preheat the oven to 300 °F. Brush tops of piroshky with wisked eggs. Bake for 30-45 minutes, until golden brown.
    Poppy seed rolls on a plate



Calories: 228kcal | Carbohydrates: 29g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 10g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 6mg | Sodium: 77mg | Potassium: 149mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 6g | Vitamin A: 151IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 212mg | Iron: 3mg