Pastry with poppy-seed stuffing is very popular in Ukrainian cuisine. The most frequent guest on Ukrainian table is poppy-seed roll. It is made of short pastry and baked in oven. This dish has an inimitable aroma and extraordinary taste.
Poppy-seed roll's traditional recipe has no other stuffing. But today, each housewife adds something special to it. Thus, poppy-seed rolls with custard, apples, dried fruits, nuts or curd originated.
There are different ways to design the roll. Traditional appearance is large closed bun. In fact, the rolls are not only rolled, but also turned inside out - in this way, poppy seeds end up everywhere, inside and outside.
Poppy-seed roll is served as a desert to tea or coffee.