Midday Fix: Paczki making with Delightful Pastries

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Dobra Bielinski

Delightful Pastries
5927 W. Lawrence Avenue & 131 N. Clinton St.
(773) 545-7215


1000g (2lbs, 3.3 oz) Bread Flour

110g (3.8 oz) Butter

70g (2.47 oz) Sugar

60g (2.12 oz) Yolks

150g (5.29 oz) Eggs

20g (.71 oz) Salt

200g (10.23 oz) Milk

50g Fresh Yeast (if using dry yeast 16.5 g) (1.75 oz)

4g (.14 oz) Lemon Oil

4g (.14 oz) Orange Oil

10g (.35 oz) Rum/Vodka

1 oz Nutella


-Mix yeast with milk, let it sit for 10 minutes.

-Add sugar, yolks, eggs, salt, oils, vodka and flour.

-Mix the dough till it comes together slowly add the butter till it comes together.

-Rest the dough for one hour.

-Weigh the dough into 60gram (2.12 oz) pieces and roll them into little round balls.

-Ferment the paczki (let the dough rise) for 1-1.5 hours.

-Cook in oil at 180C/356F

-Put icing on top or powdered sugar or roll in cinnamon sugar.

-Fill with filling of choice.