Pampushky Ukrainian Garlic Herb Bread

Prep Time
Cook Time
3h 30m
Ready In

Recipe: #39492

September 07, 2022


"Pampushky are fluffy, soft Ukrainian garlic bread rolls. Ukraine was known as the “breadbasket” of the Soviet Union, and both garlic and bread are staples of the cuisine. These rolls are traditionally served alongside borscht. from jmore good cooking site"

Original is 8 servings


  • Serving Size: 1 (122.8 g)
  • Calories 310.5
  • Total Fat - 13.7 g
  • Saturated Fat - 2.6 g
  • Cholesterol - 116.4 mg
  • Sodium - 658.7 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate - 38.6 g
  • Dietary Fiber - 5.3 g
  • Sugars - 4.9 g
  • Protein - 11.3 g
  • Calcium - 84.1 mg
  • Iron - 2.4 mg
  • Vitamin C - 1.3 mg
  • Thiamin - 0.4 mg

Step by Step Method

Step 1

For the dough

Step 2

Warm the milk until it is lukewarm

Step 3

Add the milk to the bowl of a stand mixer fitted with a dough hook attachment

Step 4

Or to a large bowl if kneading by hand.

Step 5

Add the sugar to the milk

Step 6

Then sprinkle the yeast on top.

Step 7

Whisk the mixture and allow it to proof for about 5-10 minutes.

Step 8

Once the yeast is activated,

Step 9

Add the oil to the milk mixture

Step 10

Then add the flour and salt.

Step 11

If using a stand mixer

Step 12

Start mixing the dough on the lowest setting.

Step 13

Once the dough starts to form a ball, increase the speed to medium and knead for 6-8 minutes. Alternatively

Step 14

Knead for 10-12 minutes by hand.

Step 15

The dough is done when it is elastic, glossy, soft, and easily comes away from the sides of the bowl/surface.

Step 16

Add the dough to a lightly oiled bowl and cover with a clean, warm, damp kitchen towel.

Step 17

Let the dough rise for 1 1/2 hours,

Step 18

Or until doubled in size.

Step 19

Once the dough has risen and doubled in size, punch it down

Step 20

And transfer it to a clean surface.

Step 21

Form the dough into a rectangle, and then divide it into 8 equal-sized pieces

Step 22

Form each piece into a ball by pinching the edges inward, and then on a flat surface, roll the dough into a ball shape.

Step 23

Preheat the oven to 350 F.

Step 24

Lightly grease a 9-inch round baking dish, preferably metal as opposed to glass or ceramic. Beat the egg for the egg wash.

Step 25

Place each ball of dough in the baking dish 7 on outside 1 in center

Step 26

With an equal distance between each ball.

Step 27

Allow the dough to rise a second time for 30 minutes, or until the rolls have puffed up and filled the pan.

Step 28

Brush the tops of the dough with the egg wash

Step 29

Bake for 25 minutes, or until deep golden brown.

Step 30

While the rolls bake

Step 31

Make the garlic oil mixture.

Step 32

Finely mince the garlic, then combine it with the oil, dill and parsley.

Step 33

Brush the garlic-herb mixture over the rolls immediately after they come out of the oven.

Step 34

Allow the rolls to cool for 15 minutes


No special items needed.

1 Reviews


This made for some tasty rolls! The dough was easy to work with. The first time I've ever used my kitchen aid for kneading, but won't be my last! The rolls rose and baked beautifully. The only change I made is to add some salt to the garlic/oil mixture. Thanks for sharing!


review by:
(17 Oct 2022)

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