Buchteln (Austrian sweet rolls)

Based on 11 ratings

Christian Ruß

Test Kitchen Manager and Chef at Kitchen Stories

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“This is my basic recipe for Buchteln, or maybe you know it as Wuchteln, Ofennudeln, or Rohrnudeln. They are often filled with plum jam or poppyseeds and though they’re perfect just like this, serving them with even more fruit jam or vanilla sauce will take it to another level.”

Difficulty

Easy 👌
0
min.
Preparation
25
min.
Baking
50
min.
Resting

Ingredients

Servings:-12+
120 ml milk (lukewarm)
42 g fresh yeast
2¼ tbsp sugar
375 g flour
eggs
125 g unsalted butter (soft)
2 tbsp confectioner’s sugar
salt
butter (for greasing)
Metric
Imperial

Utensils

  • stand mixer with dough hook
  • whisk
  • kitchen towel
  • baking dish
  • oven
  • pastry brush

Nutrition per serving

Cal
224
Protein
6 g
Fat
9 g
Carb
30 g
  • Step 1/3

    Add milk to the bowl of a stand mixer with a dough hook. Crumble the yeast, then add sugar and mix with a whisk to dissolve. Add flour, eggs, butter, and a pinch of salt to the same bowl. Mix until a dough forms. Cover with a clean towel and let rise in a warm place for approx. 20 min.
    • 120 ml milk (lukewarm)
    • 42 g fresh yeast
    • 2¼ tbsp sugar
    • 375 g flour
    • eggs
    • 75 g unsalted butter
    • salt
    • stand mixer with dough hook
    • whisk
    • kitchen towel

    Add milk to the bowl of a stand mixer with a dough hook. Crumble the yeast, then add sugar and mix with a whisk to dissolve. Add flour, eggs, butter, and a pinch of salt to the same bowl. Mix until a dough forms. Cover with a clean towel and let rise in a warm place for approx. 20 min.

  • Step 2/3

    Grease a baking dish with butter and dust it with sugar. On a floured work surface, knead the dough into two logs. Cut each log into 6 pieces so there are 12 pieces in total. Use your hands to form each piece into a ball and transfer to a baking dish. Cover with a towel and let rest for at least 30 min.
    • butter (for greasing)
    • baking dish

    Grease a baking dish with butter and dust it with sugar. On a floured work surface, knead the dough into two logs. Cut each log into 6 pieces so there are 12 pieces in total. Use your hands to form each piece into a ball and transfer to a baking dish. Cover with a towel and let rest for at least 30 min.

  • Step 3/3

    Preheat the oven to 180ºC/350°F. Brush the sweet rolls with remaining melted butter. Transfer to oven and bake for approx. 25 min. Dust with confectioner's sugar and serve with vanilla sauce. Enjoy!
    • 2 tbsp confectioner’s sugar
    • oven
    • pastry brush

    Preheat the oven to 180ºC/350°F. Brush the sweet rolls with remaining melted butter. Transfer to oven and bake for approx. 25 min. Dust with confectioner's sugar and serve with vanilla sauce. Enjoy!