Poppy Seed Spelt Roll

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Tender, soft, sweet yeast bread swirled with a creamy, rich, beautiful homemade filling of poppy seed. The roll can be finished with a chocolate icing after baking as the original recipe suggested. If you can't find poppy seeds, use walnuts or hazelnuts instead.

  • 30 g Fresh yeast
  • 200 g Lukewarm milk
  • 420 Refined spelt bread flour
  • 0,2 g Pure stevia powder (or 60 g sugar)
  • Pinch of salt
  • 1 Large egg, lightly beaten
  • 125 g Butter, softened
  • 250 g Poppy seeds, ground into flour-like
  • 125 ml Hot milk
  • 80 g Butter, softened
  • 1 tsp Cinnamon powder
  • 1 Small egg
  1. Dissolve the fresh yeast in the lukewarm milk in a bowl. Whisk together the flour, stevia and salt in a mixing bowl. Make a well in the middle of flour mixture, add in yeast mixture, egg (reserve one tablespoon for the glaze), and butter. Stir with a hand mixer fitted with dough hook until smooth.
  2. Cover the dough with a clean kitchen towel and leave in a warm spot for 1 hour until dough has doubled in size. Preheat the oven to 180C/350F.
  3. Pour the hot milk over the ground poppy seeds in a bowl and leave it aside for 10 minutes. Add in the softened butter, cinnamon powder and egg. Stir until well combined.
  4. Line a 30-cm long loaf pan with parchment paper. Roll out the dough into 1-cm thick rectangle on a lightly floured work surface.
  5. Spread the poppy filling evenly over rectangle of dough, leaving about 1 1/2 inches around edges. Roll jelly roll fashion and tuck in ends. Place the roll in the prepared pan.
  6. Brush the roll with the reserved beaten egg and bake in the preheated oven for 50-60 minutes. Remove from oven and cool completely on a wire rack before slicing.

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Kelly Mulcair Registered Nutritionist. Content © 2011 Trinity Nutrition. 9/1/15 05:27

Such a beautiful looking bread ~ I'm not sure I could ever achieve those perfect swirls no matter how hard I might try ;-) mesmerizing in their beauty and the taste of that filling must be incredible. I'm also admiring the golden exterior of this bread - a perfect glistening finish. I want to reach in and grab a slice to enjoy with my evening mint tea... A stunner all around.

Sue/the view from great island 9/1/15 06:22

This would be heaven toasted with my morning coffee!!

sangeeta 9/1/15 06:46

Such a beautiful bread. Love the generous filling of poppy seeds paste. Yum.

Ritu Ahuja 9/1/15 07:33

This roll looks perfect Angie. Very tempting. :)

beena stephen 9/1/15 08:03

Perfectly made . Looks yummy

Rosa's Yummy Yums 9/1/15 09:04

Droolworthy! A fabulous bread.



mui mui 9/1/15 09:07

Hi Angie,
This is such a awesome bread.
How I wish I can have a piece for tea now!

Choc Chip Uru @ Go Bake Yourself 9/1/15 10:16

This spelt roll looks absolutely beautiful, the swirl is perfection :D

Choc Chip Uru

Tania@ MyKitchen Stories 9/1/15 13:01

wow this looks like I could pick it up and shove it in my mouth now....very lovely

Sam Hoffer / My Carolina Kitchen 9/1/15 13:09

I could eat a few myself this morning. Poppy seeds make everything look better.

Tricia Buice 9/1/15 14:50

This is one of the most beautiful bread rolls I've ever seen. The crust looks perfect and the filling just wonderful! This would be enjoyed at my house! Have a great weekend Angie.

Monica 9/1/15 15:01

You make it look easy! What a lovely golden crust on that roll and that beautiful swirl! You did a magnificent job. If I made this, I'd be in awe of myself. ; ) And this is one case where I think you really wouldn't need a chocolate icing - perfect as is.

kitchen flavours 9/1/15 15:35

Such a beautiful loaf! I love the deep golden crust!

Ann Low 9/1/15 15:51

Angie, You're always good at making healthy food. This roll looks so pretty and delicious.

Amelia 9/1/15 16:10

Hi Angie, wow....this roll look extremely good. Love the crust, it sure goes very well with coffee. :)) 2 thumbs up for you.

Have a nice day, regards.

Sophies Foodie Files 9/1/15 17:38

What a fabulous wonderful,inviting special bread! It looks very lovely! ��

Nisa Homey 9/1/15 18:07

I need this in my belly right now!! so perfect and love the crust.

Shashi Charles 9/1/15 20:10

Angie - this roll is absolutely gorgeous! I have attempted many roll cakes/logs and I have had a hard time rolling them - you have done such a fantastic job!

Cheap Ethnic Eatz 9/1/15 21:24

I have bought this roll before in a Polish bakery, very good but cannot compare to a homemade version like yours, looks really good.

Alida 9/1/15 22:48

Oh I couldn't resist when I saw your recipe on facebook! This is one of the cakes I love most. I had it for the first time in Austria.. something incredibly addictive. My sister who is married to a Slovenian often brings home something called "Putiza" which is the same but with hazelnuts inside instead of poppy seeds. I love them both. You have made it so perfectly. I am writing down your recipe as I want to make this. Grazie!

Kelly 9/1/15 23:07

This cake roll is absolutely gorgeous, Angie! Love the poppy seed paste filling. It looks perfect!

Kathy 10/1/15 00:28

Gorgeous poppy seed roll! My mom would make them every Christmas for as long as I could remember…then the duty fell to me! This is a favorite in my family! So very mouthwatering!

Veronica Ng 10/1/15 00:36

Hi Angie, happy new year! As always your bakingg are all very Healthy and beautiful too. I love the gorgeous swirlings in the roll.

Koko 10/1/15 04:44

Look at that swirl!! A work of art, let alone a delicious bread!

Anne Regalado 10/1/15 07:06

Angie , what a beautiful and delicious bread ! Love the poppy seed filling :)

Nammi 10/1/15 07:25

I can almost smell and taste it!!! salivating here. enjoy your weekend !!

Jasna Varcakovic 10/1/15 09:05

Love that black swirl inside and spelt flour!

Delectably Green 10/1/15 12:32

It looks so perfect! love that you've used spelt - I could use a slice or two now with my coffee - really beautiful!

Barbara 10/1/15 13:30

What a beautiful bread, Angie. I bet it's divine toasted!

Marcela 10/1/15 16:52

omg! This recipe rocks! Your bread looks PERFECT! I love it!

PS. I'm organizing a chocolate contest on my blog. Maybe you'd like to join us? :)

Rebecca Subbiah 10/1/15 23:01

this looks amazing you make the best breads

Liz Berg 11/1/15 01:29

Such a gorgeous loaf, Angie! And I'm certain it tastes as good as it looks :)

Gloria Baker 11/1/15 04:36

Beautiil roll Angie!
I love poppy seeds!!

Asha Shivakumar 11/1/15 05:34

Angie, your bread loaves always look so perfect. I can pretty much imagine how amazing it must have tasted. Pinning.

Jeannie Tay 11/1/15 05:39

Perfect swirls! The filling sounds delicious!

Beth 11/1/15 19:03

I'd love poppy seeds in this beautiful roll. It looks delicious!

Emma @ Bake Then Eat 11/1/15 19:36

Such a lovely looking bread, I adore sweet yeast breads and that poppyseed filling looks and sounds amazing. I too think I would bypass the chocolate topping this looks perfect without it.

SavoringTime in the Kitchen 11/1/15 20:45

How beautiful, Angie! I love poppy seeds and the filling sounds so delicious to me. The chocolate icing would be a real treat :)

Catherine 11/1/15 21:11

Oh dear Angie, This roll is absolutely beautiful!!! It is a delicious work of art. xo Catherine

The Yum List 12/1/15 00:34

Oh wow. You make everything look so delicious!

Esther Lau 12/1/15 00:53

Hi Angie, your roll looks beautiful. I like the poppy seed filling, must be delicious :)

Anne@FromMySweetHeart 12/1/15 00:55

Such a beautiful bread, Angie! I love the poppy seed filling and those swirls are just sheer perfection! : )

Ashley@CookieMonsterCooking 12/1/15 02:04

What a pretty swirly bread! That poppy seed filling sounds so good! Hope you had a great weekend!!

lisa h. 12/1/15 03:20

absolutely gorgeous bake, Angie :D

mjskit 12/1/15 04:23

A friend brought a poppy seeds roll to a tea party over the holiday and it was SO good. However, it wasn't near as perfectly rolled as this. What a lovely roll that I know tastes as good as it looks!

Queen of Spices 12/1/15 07:05

a feast for the eyes as well as the stomach. looks so good.

Joanne 12/1/15 14:10

That poppy seed swirl has stolen my heart. So perfect!

grace 12/1/15 16:33

majorly impressive, angie! though i wouldn't want to have a blood test after eating a good portion of this...if the rumor perpetuated by seinfeld is to be believed, that is. :)

Geraldine Saucier 12/1/15 17:00

Perfect. I love this recipe. Great job.

Balvinder Ubi 12/1/15 17:27

With this amazing seed bread, I can skip any type of cake.

Pam 12/1/15 17:27

It looks beautiful - just like all of your bread does. The poppyseeds give this an extra fun taste & texture too.

Easyfoodsmith 12/1/15 17:33

Poppy seed swirl is so cool!!

Hester @ Alchemy in the Kitchen 12/1/15 20:03

I love poppy seeds, Angie, but never thought to use them in a sweet bread. This looks absolutely delicious.

fimère .b 12/1/15 20:16

un pain réussi et magnifique bravo
bonne soirée

Lisa Lin 12/1/15 22:26

What a gorgeous roll! I could use a slice right now!

eatgood4life.blogspot.com 12/1/15 23:16

Holy wow. I love all your breads. Definitely you are the bread master!

Yelena Strokin 13/1/15 00:01

I can relate to this completely!! In Russia, we used to bake with poppy seeds all the time. Your roll is amazing. Thank you for sharing your recipe!

Jeanette 13/1/15 02:48

This reminds me of a poppyseed roll one of our neighbors used to make for us each year - I love how perfectly swirled this looks!

Katerina 13/1/15 08:57

It looks so elegant Angie and I bet it tastes equally great!

Kitchen Belleicious 13/1/15 17:15

i have only used poppy seeds in baking when making poppy seed bread never thought to use it in spelt roll. this looks out of this world

Nippon Nin 13/1/15 23:30

This looks very professional! And the photos are super nice!

Gingi Freeman 14/1/15 02:28

WOW, this looks amazing!!!! I love making rolls, this is something I must try! Thank you for sharing!!

Anyhoo, I found your blog through a fellow blogger, and just thought I would stop by and say hi! It would totally make my day if you did the same... or better yet, keep in touch!! <3 - www.domesticgeekgirl.com

Hema Vijai 14/1/15 18:25

The bread roll looks too good, and the filling is new and interesting..

Patty Price 14/1/15 23:23

Lately I have so had poppy seeds on my mind ...I got so excited when I saw your photos.. I think this is what I've been wanting to bake...gorgeous poppy seed spelt roll Angie!

Gemma 16/1/15 00:18

This roll looks so professional and beautiful! Loving the filling and how nice the outside looks, such a perfect golden brown color! =)
Happy (almost) weekend Angie!

Regina 16/1/15 22:46

What a lovely bread. Poppy seed filling is very popular in slavic sweet bread recipes. I remember my mom often making them especially around Easter time. Yummy!

Kiran @ KiranTarun.com 18/1/15 04:57

Yummy roll!! Especially the filling :)

Terra 19/1/15 15:39

Love this bread, it looks so perfect and gorgeous! The filling sounds unique with buttery happiness! Beautiful, Hugs, Terra

Chrissy Barua 19/1/15 16:36

This is just like my mom's (grandma's) poppy seed roll that she makes at Christmas time. It looks so pretty! Another filling option is sweetened walnuts.

Roz | La Bella Vita Cucina 20/1/15 01:29

Oh Angie, you have such a talent with bread. Sweet breads with such beautiful, swirly fillings are such a favorite of my family. Sorry for my absence and thank you for your kind words about the loss of my 'Buckeye'. I appreciate you so much!

Michael Toa 22/1/15 02:21

Oh wow! The bread looks beautiful and the crumb looks so tender. Absolutely brilliant!

Vicki Bensinger 22/1/15 03:14

Angie this is beautiful! You've outdone yourself!

Helene Dsouza 24/1/15 16:59

I like to discover recipes that feature stevia as well, I feel inspired and reminded to use it more often in my kitchen. Your roll looks outstanding, a baker couldn't make it better.

What's for dessert? 29/1/15 18:41

I love poppy seed roll! The swirls are so beautiful!

Tammy 4/2/15 19:34

This loaf is totally gorgeous Angie! I love that swirl. Spelt is great...it's makes the fluffiest cakes and breads. Soooo good! Have a lovely afternoon. xoxo


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