Chalka – soft vanilla Brioche with poppy seed filling

Chalka – soft vanilla Brioche with poppy seed filling

This recipe for brioche with poppy seed filling is the perfect way to show your friends and family how much you care. The rich, buttery dough is filled with a sweet and nutty poppy seed filling, and then baked to perfection. Serve this delicious treat warm, with a cup of coffee or tea.

What is brioche?

Brioche is a type of bread that is made with eggs, butter, and milk. It has a fluffy texture and a slightly sweet flavour. Brioche is often used as a base for other desserts, such as bread pudding or French toast. This recipe for brioche with poppy seed filling is a delicious way to enjoy this versatile bread. The poppy seeds add a nutty flavour and the filling is rich and creamy. This dish is sure to please everyone at your next brunch or breakfast gathering.

What is Chalka?

Chalka is a soft, fluffy brioche that is popular in Poland and Ukraine. It is typically made with vanilla extract and eggs, and can be served plain or with fruit or jam filling.

How to make Chalka – soft vanilla brioche

If you’re looking for a delicious and soft brioche recipe, look no further than chalka! This traditional Polish bread is made with a sweet vanilla flavour and is perfect for any occasion. Here’s how to make it:

Ingredients:

  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 teaspoon active dry yeast
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup butter, softened
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Instructions:

  1. In a large bowl, combine milk, sugar, and yeast. Let sit for about 5 minutes until the yeast is activated.
  2. Add in eggs, salt, and flour. Stir until well combined.
  3. Add in butter and vanilla extract. Stir until the dough is smooth.
  4. Place dough in a greased bowl, cover with a towel, and let rise in a warm place for about 1 hour.
  5. Once dough has doubled in size, shape into brioches on a floured surface. Place on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper. Let rise for another 30 minutes.
  6. Bake in a preheated static oven at 175 °C for 25 – 35 minutes.

Tips for making the perfect Chalka (Brioche)

Chalka is a soft and fluffy brioche that is perfect for breakfast or as a snack. It is made with vanilla extract and eggs, and the dough is usually flavored with lemon zest. Chalka can be served plain, or with a dusting of confectioners’ sugar.

Here are some tips for making the perfect chalka:

  • Use good quality vanilla extract for the best flavour.
  • Be sure to beat the eggs well before adding them to the dough, so that they are fully incorporated.
  • If you want a lemon flavoured Chalka, add the zest of one lemon to the dough.
  • When shaping the Chalka, make sure to flour your hands well so that the dough doesn’t stick.
  • Chalka is best served fresh, but it can be stored in an airtight container for up to 2 days.

What is a poppy seed filling?

Poppy seeds have a long history of use in baking, dating back to early European recipes. Today, they remain a popular ingredient in many cakes and pastries. This recipe for poppy seed filling is delicious and easy to make. It can be used in a variety of baked goods, from pies and tarts to muffins and cookies.

Poppy Seed Filling Recipe

This poppy seed filling recipe is perfect for tartlets, cakes, and other pastries. It’s not too sweet, and the poppy seeds add a nice crunch.

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup milk
  • 1/2 cup poppy seeds
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1 tablespoon flour
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Instructions:

  1. Heat the milk in a saucepan over medium heat.
  2. Add the poppy seeds, sugar, flour, and vanilla extract and stir until well combined.
  3. Cook for about 5 minutes, or until the mixture thickens. Remove from the heat and let cool.
  4. Use as a filling for cakes, pies, pastries, or cookies.
  5. Enjoy!

This poppy seed filling recipe is one of the best I’ve ever tried. It’s so easy to make and it tastes great. I highly recommend it to anyone who wants to try making their own poppy seed filling.

How to make brioche with poppy seed filling

Making brioche with poppy seed filling is easy and only requires a few ingredients. First, make the brioche dough and let it rise. Then, roll out the dough and spread on the poppy seed filling. Roll up the dough, cut into slices, and bake. Easy peasy lemon squeeze.

There you have it – a delicious and soft vanilla brioche recipe that is sure to please everyone. Chalka is a great breakfast option or can be enjoyed as a snack. It’s perfect for any occasion, so give it a try today!

Chalka – soft vanilla Brioche
Prep Time
1 hr
Cook Time
40 mins
 

This recipe for brioche with poppy seed filling is the perfect way to show your friends and family how much you care. The rich, buttery dough is filled with a sweet and nutty poppy seed filling, and then baked to perfection.

Course: Bread
Cuisine: Polish
Keyword: brioche, chalka
Servings: 6 people
Calories: 460 kcal
Ingredients
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 teaspoon active dry yeast
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup butter softened
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
Instructions
  1. In a large bowl, combine milk, sugar, and yeast. Let sit for about 5 minutes until the yeast is activated.
  2. Add in eggs, salt, and flour. Stir until well combined.
  3. Add in butter and vanilla extract. Stir until the dough is smooth.
  4. Place dough in a greased bowl, cover with a towel, and let rise in a warm place for about 1 hour.
  5. Once dough has doubled in size, shape into brioches on a floured surface. Place on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper. Let rise for another 30 minutes.
  6. Bake in a preheated static oven at 175 °C for 25 – 35 minutes.
Recipe Notes
  • Use good quality vanilla extract for the best flavour.
  • Be sure to beat the eggs well before adding them to the dough, so that they are fully incorporated.
  • If you want a lemon flavoured Chalka, add the zest of one lemon to the dough.
  • When shaping the Chalka, make sure to flour your hands well so that the dough doesn’t stick.
  • Chalka is best served fresh, but it can be stored in an airtight container for up to 2 days.
Poppy Seed Filling Recipe
Prep Time
5 mins
Cook Time
20 mins
 

This poppy seed filling recipe is perfect for tartlets, cakes, and other pastries. It’s not too sweet, and the poppy seeds add a nice crunch.

Course: Dessert
Cuisine: Polish
Keyword: Poppy Seed Filling Recipe
Servings: 6
Calories: 300 kcal
Ingredients
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1/2 cup poppy seeds
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1 tablespoon flour
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
Instructions
  1. Heat the milk in a saucepan over medium heat.
  2. Add the poppy seeds, sugar, flour, and vanilla extract and stir until well combined.
  3. Cook for about 5 minutes, or until the mixture thickens. Remove from the heat and let cool.
  4. Use as a filling for cakes, pies, pastries, or cookies.
  5. Enjoy!
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