Poppy seed filling is used in many pastries, especially European ones. We typically incorporate it into most of our yeast breads. There is something so delicious about this sweet paste. Most grocery stores carry pre-made poppy seed filling, but you can’t compare it to homemade filling. Its so easy to make it at home, after all there are only 4 ingredients in this recipe.

 

Poppy seed filling

 

 

Ingredients:

1 cup dry poppy seeds
3/4 cup milk
1/2 cup chopped walnuts
1/2 cup honey

Instructions:

1. Add dry poppy seeds and milk into a small saucepan. Bring to a simmer (not a boil) continuously stir until most of the milk is absorbed. (About 6-8 minutes)

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2. Strain the poppy seeds through a cheese cloth.

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3. Using a coffee grinder, grind the poppy seeds in small batches.

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4. In a bowl, combine the ground poppy seeds, honey, and walnuts. Store in an airtight container until ready to use.

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Sweet Poppy Seed Filling
 
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Serves: 2 cups
Ingredients
  • 1 cup dry poppy seeds
  • ¾ cup milk
  • ½ cup chopped walnuts
  • ½ cup honey
Instructions
  1. Add dry poppy seeds and milk into a small saucepan. Bring to a simmer (not a boil) continuously stir until most of the milk is absorbed. (About 6-8 minutes)
  2. Strain the poppy seeds through a cheese cloth.
  3. Using a coffee grinder, grind the poppy seeds in small batches.
  4. In a bowl, combine the ground poppy seeds, honey, and walnuts. Store in an airtight container until ready to use.