Potica Recipe

submitted by sumit at ifood.tv


Preparation Time5 MinCooking Time1 Hr 30 Min
Ready In1 Hr 35 MinDifficulty LevelEasy
Health IndexJust EnjoyServings12
SpecialityMain Ingredient
Interest Group


 Yeast4 1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Milk1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
 Sugar1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Butter1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Flour8 Cup (128 tbs)
 Salt1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Milk1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Honey1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Walnuts2 Pound
 Sugar1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Melted butter1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Cinnamon1 Teaspoon
 Egg whites2

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 1207 Calories from Fat 634

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 74 g114.5%

Saturated Fat 19.8 g98.9%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 97.9 mg

Sodium 284.8 mg11.9%

Total Carbohydrates 122 g40.8%

Dietary Fiber 7.7 g31%

Sugars 49.8 g

Protein 23 g46.8%

Vitamin A 15.6% Vitamin C 1.9%

Calcium 14.7% Iron 35.8%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


1) Preheat oven to 375° F.
2) Take 1/2 cup water and soften yeast in it.

3) Take a large bowl and combine sugar, milk and butter in it. Cool the mixture to lukewarm.
4) Stir in the yeast mixture and eggs.
5) Add salt and flour. Mix until dough is no longer sticky.
6) Let rise until dough turns double in bulk.
7) FOR THE FILLING: In the meanwhile, prepare filling by combining honey, milk, sugar, walnuts, cinnamon and butter. Mix nicely and then fold in egg whites.
8) Roll out the dough to 1/8 inch thickness.
9) Spread with filling and roll in jelly roll fashion.
10) Divide the roll and place in 2 greased loaf pans.
11) Let rise for about 30 minutes.
12) Bake for about 1 hour.

13) Serve with maple syrup, nuts and a dollop of butter, if desired.