- 2 packages (1/4 ounce each) active dry yeast
- 1/2 cup warm milk (110° to 115°)
- 1/4 cup plus 2 tablespoons sugar
- 3/4 teaspoon salt
- 1 cup butter, softened
- 1 cup (8 ounces) sour cream
- 3 eggs, lightly beaten
- 6 to 6-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
- 4-1/2 cups ground walnuts
- 1-1/4 cups sugar
- 1/2 cup butter, cubed
- 1 large apple, peeled and grated
- 1 egg
- 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
- 2 cups confectioners' sugar
- 2 to 3 tablespoons milk
- In a large bowl, dissolve yeast in warm milk. Add the sugar, salt, butter, sour cream, eggs and 3 cups flour. Beat on medium speed for 3 minutes or until well blended. Stir in enough remaining flour to form a soft dough (dough will be sticky).
- Turn onto a floured surface; knead until smooth and elastic, about 6-8 minutes. Place in a greased bowl, turning once to grease top. Cover and let rise in a warm place until doubled, about 1 hour.
- Meanwhile, in a large saucepan, combine filling ingredients. Cook and stir over medium heat for 10 minutes or until thickened. Remove from the heat; cool completely.
- Punch dough down. Turn onto a lightly floured surface; divide into four portions. Roll each into a 12-in. x 10-in. rectangle. Spread filling to within 1/2 in. of edges. Roll up jelly-roll style, starting with a long side; pinch seams to seal. Place seam side down on greased baking sheets. Cover and let rise until doubled, about 30 minutes.
- Bake at 350° for 30-40 minutes or until lightly browned. Remove from pans to wire racks to cool. Combine icing ingredients; drizzle over loaves. Yield: 4 loaves (12 slices each).
Reviews forHungarian Nut Rolls
"Delicious! I will be making these nut rolls year after year!"
"Yes they can be frozen! My Hungarian sister in law makes these all the time when visiting the US. Before she leaves, she makes about 8 and I freeze them."
"Can these be frozen? I made them for gifts but did not freeze them as I wasn't sure. I sure would appreciate any help with this."
"This is my new keeper for holiday giving. I revised the filling somewhat and made 35 for family, friends and neighbors. I made the filling as written, but added 1/2 cup sugar to chopped walnuts, 1 cup chopped shredded coconut, and 1 tspn pure almond extract. I blended the walnuts into cooked mixture immediately prior to filling as this aided smoother spreading of filling. I have baked nutroll for 30 years, but this new version using this recipe and my additions received rave reviews. No need to add prepared confectionery sugar topping to rolls."
"This is an excellent recipe - true to my mother's original. I gave them as Christmas gifts and have already received requests for the recipe"
"We made this at our church to sell and the comment was best ever! Liz"
"These make wonderful holiday gifts for special friends or family members. :-)"