How to make Poppy Seed Filling
5 min Prep, 5 min Cook
Poppyseed cake and pastry filling is a staple in Russian and Ukrainian kitchens. Russians like baking with poppy seeds. Cookies, pastries, cakes, yeast breads, we make it all. You can buy poppy seed filling in the store, but many times it tastes stale and hard. It is not difficult or time consuming to master and you can pre-make it even a week in advance. Enjoy this super easy poppy seed filling recipe!
In a pan, add your milk and poppy seeds and cook for 2-3 min.
Drain the mixture, squeeze all the milk out of it. Add sugar and butter.
Add into your blender or food processor and pulse several times until smooth.
Drain the mixture again so its completely dry. Set aside and use in pastries, pies, tarts, cakes and so on.
Serving Size 140 g
|Amount Per Serving|
|Calories 438 cals||22%|
|% Daily Value*|
|Kilojoules 1835.3 kJ||22%|
|Fat 16.5 g||25%|
|Sodium 59.3 mg||3%|
|Carbohydrate 65.6 g||22%|
|Protein 8.3 g||17%|
|*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.|