These yeast rolls taste excellent, kind of reminds me a little of brioche. The crust is really thin and tender, the crumb is loose, fluffy-soft and has a buttery aroma. These “Eierweck” sweet bread yeast rolls are also shaped as croissants and can be found in my Franconia Bakery and the region of Würzburg.
As a kid, I remember visiting aunts and uncles who owned a Bakery in Lower Franconia. Their speciality were croissants made of this kind of yeast dough. We always picked up a dozen and I ate at least four of them on a short drive home.
A secret ingredient is Diastatic malt powder. Savvy bread bakers use it to promote a strong rise, great texture, and lovely brown crust. Just 1 tsp for 3 cups flour, and you would see and taste the difference. Can be frozen or vacuum packed.
I did a some research and been asking around the place where I grew up. I came up with this recipe below the slider: