|Active dry yeast||1⁄2 Tablespoon|
|Warm water||2 Tablespoon (105Â°-115Â°F)|
|Milk||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Sugar||1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)|
|Unsalted butter||4 Tablespoon|
|Flour||3 Cup (48 tbs)|
|Glaze||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Egg yolk||1 , beaten with 1 tablespoon water|
|Lemon poppy seed||1 Tablespoon|
|Canned poppy seed filling||6 Ounce|
|Grated lemon peel||1⁄2 Teaspoon|
|Lemon juice||1⁄2 Tablespoon|
|Prune||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Unpitted prunes||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Sugar||1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)|
|Walnuts||1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)|
|Plum jam||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Nuts||1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs), chopped|
|Dry bread crumbs||1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)|
|Dried apricots||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Ground cinnamon||1⁄2 Teaspoon|
|Grated nutmeg||1⁄2 Teaspoon|
|Grated lemon/Orange peel||1 Teaspoon|
|Ground pecans||1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)|
1 Dissolve yeast in warm water. Set aside for 5 minutes. Heat milk, sugar, salt, and butter to warm (105°-115°F).
2 Put in mixing bowl. Add 2 cups flour, yeast mixture, and egg. Mix thoroughly.
3 Add enough remaining flour to make a soft dough.
4 Knead on lightly floured surface until smooth€”about 10 minutes. Place in greased bowl, turning to coat top.
5 Cover; let rise in warm place until double€”about 1 hour.
6 Punch down dough. Roll into 12 x 17-inch rectangle. Cut into 4-inch circles.
7 Make a filling, and place it in center of each circle. Moisten edges. Fold sides up to form a triangle and pinch together.
8 Place on greased baking sheet. Cover; let rise until double€”about 30 minutes.
9 Make glaze and brush on loaf. Bake in a preheated 350°F oven 15-20 minutes or until done.
10 Cool on wire rack.
€¢ Rinse prunes. Simmer for 15 minutes in saucepan filled with water to 1 inch above prunes; drain. Pit and chop prunes. Add sugar, nuts, lemon peel, and lemon juice. Mix thoroughly. Place about 1 tablespoon filling in each circle.
€¢ Combine plum jam, nuts, and bread crumbs. Mix thoroughly. Place about 1/2 tablespoon filling in each circle.
€¢ Cook apricots in water until tender. Drain and chop. Add sugar, honey, cinnamon, nutmeg, lemon or orange peel, and pecans. Place about 1 tablespoon filling in each circle.