Traditional Round Loaf

The round loaf is quintessential to Bulgarian culinary tradition and central to various rituals and customs, a symbol of hearth and hospitality and the cornerstone of various celebrations.
Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: Bulgaria
Keyword: white flour


  • 500 g white flour
  • 100 ml lukewarm water
  • 100 ml milk
  • 100 ml canola oil
  • 1 tbsp yeast
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 tsp Kosher Salt
  • 1 tbsp heaping honey


  • Mix yeast, warm milk, lukewarm water, and honey in a small bowl. Set in a warm place and until it bubbles.
  • Place the flour in a large bowl; mix in the salt and form a well in the middle. Once the yeast has risen, pour the mixture into the well. Next add the oil and the beaten egg.
  • Knead and form the dough. Let the dough come to a rise in a warm place.
  • Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F. Bake for 25-30 minutes, or until golden brown.

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