- 2.5 cups all-purpose flour
- 1 cup whole wheat flour
- 0.5 cup oats
- 3 tbsp vegetable oil
- 1 tbsp butter, room temperature
- 4 tbsp milk powder
- 1 tbsp instant yeast
- 2.5 cups of water (more or less depending on your flour)
- Pinch salt
- 1 tbsp sugar
- 2 large apples, cut into very small cubes
- 2 tbsp of honey (or date syrup, or maple syrup)
- A pinch of nutmeg powder
- ½ tsp cinnamon powder depending on your taste
- 1 tsp of butter
- Yellow raisins (as desired)
- Mix the dry ingredients (flour, whole wheat flour, oats, yeast, sugar, milk powder) using a hand mixer, stand mixer or your hands.
- Add the oil, and mix, add the water then gradually add in the water until you get a dough that is a bit sticky (for the dough to remain soft).
- Knead for 10 minutes, and then add in the butter, knead for another 2 mins.
- Cover with cling film and towel and keep in a warm place to proof (oven with lights on) for at least 1 hour.
- Deflate the dough using your fist and then roll the dough on a slightly floured and clean surface, into a rectangle with less then 0.5 cm of thickness.
- Spread the zaatar and roll (from the widest side). Cut into equal rolls using a sharp knife or unflavored dental floss.
- Place in a circular baking tray with parchment paper without leaving space between the rolls. Cover and let them rest for 10 more minutes.
- Meanwhile, pre heat your oven with the fan to 200°C.
- After the rolls have rested, place the tray in the middle rack and bake simultaneously from both side for around 12- 15 minutes or until your rolls turn golden.
- Take out of the oven and cover with a towel for the rolls to remain soft.
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