- 1/4 cup hot water
- 1 package yeast
- 1 tsp. sugar
- 2 cups flour
- 1-1/2 sticks butter
- 2 egg yolks
1 can or 12 ounces of fresh fruit filling (this recipe works great with apricot, blueberry, raspberry, etc.)
Dissolve the yeast in water and sugar in a small bowl or cup. Set this aside for several minutes.
In a large bowl, mix flour, butter and eggs until well blended. Add the water/yeast mixture into the larger bowl and mix well. Cut the dough into two equal balls and roll each half flat, spread fruit filling and carefully roll. Transfer the pastry to a greased baking sheet or large pan and gently cut a slit down the center that is 1-2 inches from each end of the roll. Repeat this for both balls of the dough, making two pastries in all.
Bake for 21-22 minutes. Serves at least six. Enjoy!
If you bake them, I'd love to see a photo :)