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Brötchenkranz (Seeded German pull-apart bread)

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“Perhaps a more suitable name for this bread roll wreath is bread roll sun. They are a perfect table topper for breakfast or at a dinner party. The rolls can be served simply with butter or with a wide variety of dips.”

Difficulty

Easy 👌
20
min.
Preparation
30
min.
Baking
80
min.
Resting

Ingredients

Pieces:-18+
42 g fresh yeast
200 ml water (lukewarm)
50 ml milk
1 tbsp sugar
500 g flour
1 tsp salt
30 ml olive oil
6 tbsp unsalted butter (melted)
sesame seed
poppy seed
flaxseed
sunflower seed
Metric
Imperial

Utensils

  • bowl
  • hand mixer with dough hook
  • kitchen towel
  • ovenproof pot
  • pastry brush
  • oven

Nutrition per serving

Cal
162
Protein
4 g
Fat
6 g
Carb
23 g
  • Step 1/4

    Mix the yeast in a bowl with lukewarm water. Add milk and sugar and stir until well combined.
    • 42 g fresh yeast
    • 200 ml water (lukewarm)
    • 50 ml milk
    • 1 tbsp sugar
    • bowl

    Mix the yeast in a bowl with lukewarm water. Add milk and sugar and stir until well combined.

  • Step 2/4

    Add flour, salt, and oil to the yeast mixture and knead for approx. 5 - 8 min. with a hand mixer with a dough hook until a smooth dough forms. Cover with a clean kitchen towel and leave in a warm place for 1 hr.
    • 500 g flour
    • 1 tsp salt
    • 30 ml olive oil
    • hand mixer with dough hook
    • kitchen towel

    Add flour, salt, and oil to the yeast mixture and knead for approx. 5 - 8 min. with a hand mixer with a dough hook until a smooth dough forms. Cover with a clean kitchen towel and leave in a warm place for 1 hr.

  • Step 3/4

    In the meantime, grease the bottom and sides of an oven-proof pan. After the dough has doubled in size, divide it into even pieces. Then brush melted butter on top and dip in either sesame seeds, poppy seeds, flaxseeds, or sunflower seeds—alternating the seeds as you brush and dip.
    • 6 tbsp unsalted butter (melted)
    • sesame seed
    • poppy seed
    • flaxseed
    • sunflower seed
    • ovenproof pot
    • pastry brush

    In the meantime, grease the bottom and sides of an oven-proof pan. After the dough has doubled in size, divide it into even pieces. Then brush melted butter on top and dip in either sesame seeds, poppy seeds, flaxseeds, or sunflower seeds—alternating the seeds as you brush and dip.

  • Step 4/4

    Transfer dough to the greased pan and let rest, covered, for another 20 min. Preheat the oven to 190°C/375°F. Bake the bread in the lower third of the oven for approx. 25 - 30 min., or until they sound hollow when you gently tap on them. Enjoy!
    • oven

    Transfer dough to the greased pan and let rest, covered, for another 20 min. Preheat the oven to 190°C/375°F. Bake the bread in the lower third of the oven for approx. 25 - 30 min., or until they sound hollow when you gently tap on them. Enjoy!