Milk and seed Danube Bread

These days we are on holiday 😀 , we’ll propose you a nice loaf, inspired by the sweet Danube bread, which we’ve just enjoyed lounging in the sun: a soft bread dough with milk enriched with fragrant sesame, poppy and amaranth seeds.
danube breadThis bread must be eaten strictly by hand, pulling a tiny ball, one after another, so laid down your knives 😉 !

We have used sesame poppy and amaranth seeds but you can change it according to your taste 😀 .

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Milk and seed Danube Bread

Cuisine Egg free, Vegetarian
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Servings 6 people
Difficulty Easy


For the dough

  • 300 ml of milk
  • 350 g of flour 00
  • 150 g of Manitoba
  • 40 g of soft butter
  • 60 g of brown sugar
  • 8 g of salt
  • 10 g of yeast

For decoration

  • 2 tablespoons of sesame seeds
  • 2 tablespoons of amaranth seeds
  • 2 tablespoons of poppy seeds


For the dough

  1. Slightly warm milk and butter, add the sugar and yeast.
  2. Add flour and salt, knead until you get a soft, pliable dough.
  3. Put the dough into a bowl, cover with a cloth and let rise for one hour.
  4. While waiting for the dough to be riisen, line the bottom of a pan with baking paper.


  1. Divide the dough into 3 part and add 2 tablespoons of seeds in each portion. Knead the dough until the seeds are evenly distributed.
  2. Now divide again each of the three mixtures in 8-9 balls. Arrange all the balls in the pan, leaving a bit of room between them, because they still rise.
  3. Cover the pan with a cloth and let rise another half hour.
  4. Brush the balls with milk and decorate with the seeds used in their mixture.
  5. Bake your Danube for 30-35 minutes at 180 °C.


Bread Machine

You can safely use the bread machine to knead and let rise the dough of Danube 🙂

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