Baku Mutaki – Сroissant with Nut Filling
Baku Mutaki – Сroissants with Nut Filling – a recipe one of the Azerbaijani sweets, which are cooked for the Nowruz Bayram. Mutaki are rolls (croissants) from yeast dough with nut filling. The dough for croissant is very tender, the finished bagels do not stale for a long time and remain soft for several days.
Baku mutaki ingredients
Baku mutaki recipe
To cook Baku Mutaki recipe dissolve the yeast in warm milk, beat the egg, add salt, powdered sugar, melted butter and mix. Add sifted flour in parts to the mixture and knead the dough. Cover the dough for mutaki and put in heat for 1-1.5 hours.
While the dough for the mutaki is suitable, you can prepare the filling. Dry the peeled nuts in a dry hot frying pan, and then grind in a mortar or grind in another way. Mix chopped nuts, sugar, vanilla sugar and chopped cardamom.
Approach the dough into 4 parts. Sprinkle the surface with flour, put a slice of dough and roll into a thin cake.
Cut the dough cake into segments. Put the filling on the wide side of the segment, wrap it from the sides, and then twist to the narrowing side in the form of a roll.
Put cooked Baku Mutaki on a slightly greased baking sheet and bake at 180°C (355°F) for 7-10 minutes. After baking, let the bagels cool and sprinkle with powdered sugar.