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Turkish Olive Bread in Thermomix



8 piece(s)


  • 200g Pitted black olives


  • 2 tsp dried yeast
  • 20g sugar
  • 300g Luke Warm Water
  • 500g bakers' flour
  • 2tsp salt
  • 50g Butter
  • 1 egg
  • 160g firm butter (divided into 20g lots)
  • 2tsp nigella seeds
  • olive oil

Recipe's preparation

  1. Puree olives in Thermomix for 20secs on speed 7 and then set aside. Rinse out Thermomix bowl

  2. Combine yeast, sugar and water in a TM bowl, and mix until yeast dissolves, 10 secs on speed 4.

    Add flour and salt, butter, and egg to yeast mixture. Mix for 6 secs on speed 6. Knead for 11/2 mins with locked lid on interval speed

    Turn dough onto silicon mat. Wrap loosely and allow to rise in a warm place for 30mins. Or brush a large bowl with oil to lightly grease. Place the dough in the bowl and turn to coat in oil. Cover with plastic wrap and set aside in a warm, draught free place to prove.

    Divide dough into 8 equal portions and knead in one piece of butter to each portion. On a floured surface, flatten out each one, brush with olive oil, spread over 1 Tbsp olive puree. Roll up into cigar shape. Cut almost in half length-wise, leaving one end attached. Twist the strips of dough individually, then twist them together and join the ends to make a round roll shape. Place on lined tray, proof for 20 mins till double in size

    Brush rolls with egg-wash and sprinkle with Nigella seeds. Bake at 180*C for 25-30 minutes or until golden brown. Remove from oven and place on a wire rack to cool.


    These are rich and tasty (Quite Stunning!!) and of course a variety of fillings could be used, sweet or savory. They freeze well and re-heat easily



These rolls are like "Danish Pastries" and are really light and luscious - a special occasion treat! They freeze well.

A variety of fillings can be used, the rolls in the photos have Parmesan Cheese in them, eg fruit, spice and sugar, or ham, cheese and sundried tomato etc.

This recipe was provided to you by a Thermomix ® customer and has not been tested by Vorwerk Thermomix ® or Thermomix ® in Australia and New Zealand.
Vorwerk Thermomix ® and Thermomix ® in Australia and New Zealand assume no liability, particularly in terms of ingredient quantities used and success of the recipes.
Please observe the safety instructions in the Thermomix ® instruction manual at all times.

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  • On my list of "to do" 

    Submitted by Suzi's Kitchen on 3. May 2015 - 03:13.

    On my list of "to do"  Cooking 7

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  • yummy, easy, 5 stars are not

    Submitted by Thermo-Tom on 17. January 2014 - 05:37.

    yummy, easy, 5 stars are not enought  tmrc_emoticons.)

    cheers Tom

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