A sweet yeast dough is rolled flat, and a filling is smeared onto it. The dough-filling combination is rolled onto itself, forming a log or loaf-shape, then baked. When sliced, the cross-section shows a swirl of filling.
Major types or forms of nut roll are: rolled log, loaf made via a bread pan, a bun form, and a "crazy loaf" style with a unique texture.
Traditional Nut Rolls in the US and Eastern Europe are made with walnut, poppyseed, lekvar, apricot, cherry and/or other filling. Other variations may also include: vanilla, tarragon, "hazelnuts, honey, mint, curd, cream, cracklings, bacon or dried fruits, ... cocoa, chocolate or carob fillings. , and "cinnamon and raisins or currants ... bread crumbs, lemon zest, rum and heavy cream or sour cream". Other fillings include apple, sour cherry or jam.
Pearson Candy Co. sold to private equity firm; The 102-year-old candy maker, whose brands include Salted Nut Roll and Nut Goodie, was purchased for an undisclosed price.(BUSINESS)
Aug 23, 2011; Byline: MIKE HUGHLETT; STAFF WRITER Pearson Candy Co., maker of such Minnesota favorites as the Salted Nut Roll and the Nut...