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  1. Amount Measure Ingredient -- Preparation Method -- -- --

  2. 1 cup unsalted butter -- room

  3. 1 cup plus 2 tablespoons sugar

  4. 2 large eggs

  5. 2 1/2 cups unbleached all purpose flour

  6. 2 1/2 teaspoons baking powder

  7. 1 pinch salt

  8. 1 cup thick fruit jam

  9. 1 egg yolk beaten with

  10. 2 -- teaspoons milk

  11. -- (glaz

Instructions Jump to Ingredients ↑

  1. * sour cherry, fig, strawberry, quince, or apricot This recipe makes four rolls that are sliced into pinwheels. Fill each with a different type ofjam. The recipe can be halved.

  2. Using electric mixer, cream butter with sugar until fluffy. Beat in eggs 1 at a time. Sift in flour, baking powder and salt. Mix on low speed until just incorporated. Form dough into ball. Wrap in waxed paper and flatten into disc. Refrigerate dough 1 hour.

  3. Position racks in center and upper third of oven and preheat to 375 degrees F. Line 2 baking sheet with parchment. Cut off 1/4 dough; return remainder to refrigerator. Dust piece of dough with flour. Roll out between sheets of waxed paper to 10 X 6-inch rectangle. Free top sheet of waxed paper from dough and then replace lightly. Turn dough over and remove top sheet of paper. Spread scant 1/4 cup jam over top of dough, leaving 1/2 inch border. Roll up jelly roll fashion, starting at one short side. pinch seams to seal; fold ends under. Place in prepared sheet. Repeat with remaining dough and jam, spacing rolls 5 inches apart.

  4. Brush rolls with glaze. Bake 15 minutes. Rotate sheets and continue baking until rolls are golden brown, about 15 minutes; rolls will spread. Transfer to racks and cool completely. (Can be prepared 3 days ahead. Store in airtight container.) Shortly before serving, cut each roll into3/4-inch-thick slices.


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