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Soft Poppy Seed Rolls

Fresh rolls, topped with poppy seeds - delicious for making sandwiches or enjoying on their own.



  • 570g white bread flour
  • 1 tbsp sunflower oil
  • 1 sachet active dried yeast (about 2½ tsp)
  • 1½ tsp sugar
  • 300ml milk, warmed slightly
  • 2 tsp salt
  • 2 eggs (room temperature)
  • 75g poppy seeds


Method (click to mark as completed)

Method (Makes 8-10 rolls)

  1. Preheat the oven to 220°C
  2. Mix the milk, eggs, oil, sugar, salt and yeast in a jug or bowl, and leave for 5 minutes.
  3. Put the flour and poppy seeds in the bowl, and using the dough hook, using a hand mixer, mix on the lowest speed gradually adding the liquid, then increase the speed to 1 and mix for five minutes.
  4. Remove the dough to a floured surface, cut into 8-10 pieces, and roll into shape. Place on greaseproof baking paper and leave in a warm place until doubled in size.
  5. Brush with a little egg or milk, and bake for 20-25 minutes until golden brown and hollow sounding on the bottom.

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