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Russian Bulochki Knot on a plate

Russian Bulochki Knots

Course Pastries
Cuisine Russian, Ukrainian
Keyword bread buns, bulochki recipe, russian bulochki
Prep Time 1 hour
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 3 hours
Servings 30 bulochki
Calories 118kcal



  • 1 Egg
  • 3 tbsp Milk
  • 1 tbsp Sugar



  • Mix all dry ingredients together (flour, sugar, salt, yeast). Create a small area in the center of it and to it, add eggs and milk.
    Flour, sugar, salt and yeast mixed in a bowl and in the center there are eggs and milk
  • Using hands, mix in liquid into the flour. Knead the dough for a minute or so. Let the dough rest. Now, using a Kitchen Aid mixer or your hands, mix in butter in small amounts (about 15 grams). Do it slowly, until everything is mixed in.
    Kitchen aid stir strength knob
  • Knead the dough for 10 minutes, until the dough no longer sticks to the hands. Cover the dough with a kitchen towel and let it rise for about an hour.
    Russian Bulochki Knot dough in a mixing bowl
  • Separate the dough into small, round pieces; if you're using a kitchen scale, each piece should weigh around 35 grams. Cover them with plastic while you work on making knots.
    Round balls of dough rolled out and laid on a floured cutting board
  • Roll out each piece into a flat, oval shape. Cover ½ of each piece with jam. Roll them up, leaving jam on the inside. 
    Rolled out ball of dough and jam placed in the middle
  • Seal the edges and tie each roll into a knot.
    An uncooked Russian bulochki knot
  • Butter up the bottom of the tray, sprinkle it with gram crackers grumps. Place knots next to each other. Cover with towel and let it rise for 40 minutes.
    Russian Bulochki Knots in rows on a baking sheet
  • Preheat the oven to 350F. Whisk egg, milk and sugar and apply it to the knots, brushing it on. In a separate bowl, place flour, sugar and butter. Make crumbs out of it.
    Crumbs in a bowl made of sugar, flour and butter
  •  Sprinkle the knots with flour crumbs (cover all imperfections of the jam sticking out). 
    Russian Bulochki Knots in rows on a baking sheet
  • Bake them in an oven, until they are golden brown; 20-30 minutes.
    Russian Bulochki Knots in rows on a baking sheet


Calories: 118kcal | Carbohydrates: 17g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 4g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 31mg | Sodium: 119mg | Potassium: 47mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 149IU | Calcium: 22mg | Iron: 1mg