Pampushky – Ukrainian Garlic bread

Ingredients

15g fresh yeast (or 7 g dried active yeast)

1 teaspoon caster sugar

225 ml warm water

400g Canadian string white flour plus extra for dusting)

8g fine sea salt

3 tablespoons olive oil, plus extra for oiling

20g wild garlic leaves (or alternatively gloves crushed)

½ bunch of fresh parsley, finely chopped (optional)

1 egg beaten (or milk) to glaze

 

Method

  • First make the sponge: dissolve the yeast and sugar in the water.
  • Add 200g of the flour and mix roughly.
  • Cover with clingfilm and leave to prove ion the refrigerator overnight.
  • The next morning, add the rest of the flour and salt to the starter and knead on a well-floured work surface until the dough is smooth and comes away from your hands easily.
  • Divide the dough into 8 pieces and shape them into round buns. Put the, side by side in an oiled round ovenproof dish or a 24 cm round tin cake. Cover and let them prove again, this time in a warm place, until doubled in size. They will; join together just like hot cross buns do
  • Meanwhile preheat the oven to 200°C.
  • To make the basting oil, simply stir the finely shredded wild garlic or crushed garlic through the oil with a small pinch of sea salt and let it infuse.
  • When the pampushky look plumb and ready, brush them generously with some beaten egg (or milk) to glaze and bake for 20-25 min.
  • Take them out and baste immediately with the garlic oil and serve immediately.

Original recipe by Olia Hercules from ‘Ukraine and beyond’ (modified)

Added by: Marion Potschin-Young

Add comment


Add a recipe & get 5% off

We love to see what you've been baking, but are just updating this section at the moment - we will be able to accept new community recipes in the near future, please don't try to upload in the meantime as we won't be able to accept the photo or send a voucher yet.

 

If you add one of your own baking recipes with a photo to the Shipton Mill website, we will send you a voucher for 5% off your next order from the Flour Direct shop.

It's very easy, just click here to visit your " My Shipton Mill" page to get started.