Blueberry Lemon Sticky buns

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These blueberry lemon sticky buns are beyond delicious! They are super good,sticky,and fingerlicking.My kids loved them…my family members loved them…Im sure you’ll love them too. Perfect with cup of coffee in the morning.Kids liked them with milk, and great with hot cup of tea as well.


yields 18-20 rolls

1 cup warm milk (not hot)
1/2 cup sugar
1/4 cup butter melted (1/2 stick)
2 large or 3 medium eggs
1 1/2 tablespoons oil

1/4 teaspoon salt
1 1/2 teaspoon yeast
1 tablespoon sour cream

2 ozs cream cheese*

1 teaspoon vanilla

3 1/2 – 4 cups Canadian flour(highly recommended)  or all purpose flour**
1 egg for egg wash

1 tablespoon water



2 lemon zested

3/4 cup white sugar

3/4 flour

1/2 (1/4 cup) butter melted




2 cups powdered sugar

1/2 lemon juice squeezed

lemon zest from 1 lemon optional

1/4 cup butter melted

1/2 cup milk


* you can replace for 1/4 cup sour cream
**Most European/Russian stores and Winco Foods carry it.
Direction using bread maker:
Add sugar to milk.Stir until sugar disolves.Stir in yeast and 1/2 cup flour and set aside.

Melt butter,let it cool.

In another mixing bowl whisk with hand blender eggs,cream cheese,sour cream,oil,salt,vanilla.

Whisk in milk mixture to egg mixture.

Whisk in butter.Add rest of the flour,and transfer dough mixture to bread maker.

Set your setting on “dough”.

With stand mixer:

1.Follow steps 1-4

2.Whisk in butter.Transfer mixture to stand mixer bowl.

3.Add flour.

4.Mix dough with hook attachment.Starting on med-low speed and increasing speed gradually to highest.

5.Cover bowl with plastic wrap.Place the bowl in the warmest place in your house covered with blanket or towel.

I like to place it in the microwave(don’t turn it on!).

6.Let dough rise,about 2 +/- hours.




In a mixing bowl, combine lemon zest and sugar. Rub sugar and lemon zest using your hands.

Whisk in flour.

Pour in butter and rub the mixture with your hands to create crumbs.


Making buns-

Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

Butter or grease 2 small or 1 large baking pans/dish.

Roll the dough into large thin ractangle.

Brush on a thin layer of melted butter or spread evenly using your fingers.

Sprinkle the filling mixture over buttered dough.

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Sprinkle blueberries over crumb mixture.Roll the dough into a log.Pinch the edges and seal the seams.

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Slice the roll into 1 inch slice.Arrange pieces onto buttered pans.

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Cover with kitchen towel and allow to rise for about 20 minutes. Take it outside during summer for quicker better rise.

Whisk egg and water together and brush on buns.

Bake for 25-30 minutes or until they are deep golden brown.

Glaze- Combine all ingredients together using a whisk.

Remove buns from oven and pour the glaze over them while hot.

Serve warm or room temperature.

sticky buns


Rogaliki- Filled pastry cookies


Rogaliki are soft,sweet,flaky Russian pastries that can be referred to cookies with variety of fillings and drenched in powdery white sugar.They are very simple and quick to make.Dough is very delicate and not too doughy.You can actually taste the filling.These little pastries treats always bring good memories of my childhood years.We would make them with mom all the time.

2 cups sour cream(400 grams)

3 1/2 stick butter (400 grams)room temperature

1 cup sugar

1 tablespoon vinegar

1/2 teaspoon salt

6 cups all purpose or whole wheat pastry flour



Crushed walnuts with sugar



cooked poppy seeds*with sugar and crushed walnuts(walnuts optional)

*grind poppy seeds using meat grinder after they are cooked.


In a mixing bowl combine  flour,salt, and sugar.Cut in butter until mixture is coarse and crumbly.Mix in the rest of ingredients and place it in fridge for 2 hours.

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 Divide the dough 6 portions. Roll the one portion at a time on a well floured surface.

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Using a pastry cutter or knife,cut 8-12 triangles.(depending on what size you like them to be)

Place desired filling on the edge of a triangle.

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Roll it up and place it on prepared baking pan with parchment paper.

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Bake for 15-17 minutes on 350 degrees

Let them cool.Add powdered sugar to a bowl and in several batches, throw rogaliki in the bowl and mix until they are fully covered in sugar.