This is a new type of bread I started making last fall, per a customer request.  It turned out to be one of my best Holiday sellers! 
This particular Stritzel is cocoa and poppyseed.

Cocoa and poppyseeds?  Together?  In a bread??

Weird combination it sounds like, but actually it is divine! 

The dough is a sweet dough, and you make a filling of poppyseeds, cocoa, sour cream and several other ingredients.  You roll out the dough, then spread the very thick filling evenly over the dough.  Roll it up like cinnamon rolls, put i

From what I have read there are a number of different fillings you can use to make up your stritzel.  I tried another one with weekend.  It's still in the naming process...

My kids call it "Apple Pie Bread"

It needs some tweaking yet...it's not quite the consistency that I like.

Do you have a "stritzel" recipe I should try?  Let me know!  I'm always up for a challenge and a new bread to add to my list!

Edith (Stritzel) Helmich
11/15/2015 12:46:00

I would love the recipe for this namesake-bread/cake. I knew that Stritzel meant fine bread (Austrian ancestry) but have never seen a recipe for it.

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