Chocolate Rugelach

>> Friday, February 13, 2009



Yesterday afternoon I was thinking of bringing some treats to work.
something sweet and tasty for Valentine's day
I decided to bake some Rugelach with chocolate
you can bake the rugelach with cinnamon nuts and sugar, sweet cream cheese, or just with Nutella chocolate, which i did..

This kind of rugelach are the favorite in my home land.

There is no better way to start off a day then with ruelach and coffee .

It's one of my kids favorite pastries.
The kind that they just can't get enough off...

my colleague love's them :-)

Chocolate Rugelach

  • 6 cups flour
  • 300 ml. warm milk
  • 2 tbsp. yeast
  • 3/4 cups sugar
  • 1 tbsp. salt
  • 4 eggs
  • 2 sticks soft butter
  • 1 tsp. vanilla extract
  • 1 bitten egg + 3 tbsp milk

Syrup
  • 1 cup of water
  • 1 cup of sugar
  • boil togeter until the sugar desolved close and let it cool.

In the mixer bowel put the flour, eggs, salt, milk and yeast and mix for 3 min.
stop the mixer add the butter and the vanilla extract and mix in a low speed for another 5 min, until the dough is soft and shiny.

cover the dough with a clean kitchen towel and let it's stand for 1 hour our until it's doubled his size.

after the dough has risen knead it down for a while, cover again and put it in the refrigerator for another 4 hours or over night.

put the dough on a flour surface and knead it to a ball, cut the dough to a 5 small balls.

roll the dough to a thin circle.

spoon chocolate over the dough, using a pizza wheel or a sharp knife cut the dough into triangle , then roll each triangle starting from the base to the top.
place the rugelach on a baking mat, brush with the beaten egg and milk and bake for 20 min. in 350 F. until puffed and become golden brown.
transfer the cookies to a cooling rock and brush them with the water sugar syrop.


4 comments:

Brilynn February 15, 2009 at 12:52 AM  

Those look wonderful! And perfect for dipping in hot chocolate or coffee!

Michele in Michigan February 15, 2009 at 7:11 PM  

What temperature do you bake them? Is it really 150 degrees, or is that a mistake? Thanks!

Pontch February 16, 2009 at 7:50 AM  

Hi Michele, It was a mistake, (150 Celsius), I changed it to 350 F. degrees.
Thank you.

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