This Hungarian classic is makes every occasion special when it emerges from the oven!

Type: Parve Prep Time: 30 minutes Level: Not mentioned

Dough I

2 pounds flour

1 pound shortening

8 egg yolks

5 ounces  Or Haganuz Har Gelili or other white wine

5 ounces warm water

10 ounces  Gefen Honey

1/2 cup sugar

3 heaping tablespoons Haddar Baking Powder

1/2 teaspoon baking soda

Dough II

3 and 1/3 cups flour

3 tablespoons sugar

pinch of salt

2 whole eggs plus 1 yolk

4 ounces margarine (use soy-free, if needed)

1 and 1/2 ounces yeast

2/3 cup water

2 teaspoons vanilla sugar


1/2 cup Gefen Honey

1/2 cup oil

1 pound chopped walnuts

3/4 cup sugar

grated lemon rind (optional)

1 cup raisins (optional)


1)Preheat the oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit.

2)Combine all ingredients for desired dough until smooth.

3)Divide into two parts. Roll to one quarter-inch thickness.

4)Combine honey and oil. Brush over dough with pastry brush.

5)Combine nuts, sugar, and raisins. Spread half over each dough.

6)Roll up jelly-roll style. Mark indentations every one and a half inches.

7)Bake at 350 degrees Fahrenheit for 45 minutes. (After 25 minutes, open the oven and brush the loaves with honey and oil mixture). Brush with honey and oil when done.