Mallorcan Ensaimadas Recipe

Mallorcan Ensaimadas Recipe

How To Make Mallorcan Ensaimadas

Enjoy soft Mallorcan Ensaimadas or Spanish breakfast rolls for a sweet bite in the morning. Yeast dough is rolled into a spiral shape for a fluffy pastry.

Preparation: 1 hour
Cooking: 10 minutes
Total: 1 hour 10 minutes



  • 5tbsplukewarm milk
  • tspactive dry yeast
  • 2cupsbread flour
  • ½tspsalt
  • ¼cupwhite sugar
  • 1egg
  • 2tbspvegetable oil


  1. In a small bowl, mix together the yeast and milk.

  2. In a large bowl, stir together the bread flour, salt, and sugar. Make a well in the center, and pour in the yeast mixture. Cover with a light dusting of flour, and let stand for about 15 minutes, until frothy.

  3. Stir together the egg and oil, and pour into the bowl with the flour. Mix until the dough comes together then turn out onto a floured surface, and knead for about 5 minutes until smooth.

  4. Place dough in a greased bowl, and cover. Let stand for about 20 minutes to relax.

  5. Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F. Divide the dough into 15 pieces. Roll each piece into a 12-inch long rope. Roll the ropes into a spiral shape, and place them on an ungreased baking sheet.

  6. Bake for 10 minutes in the preheated oven, or until golden brown.

  7. Serve and enjoy.


  • Calories: 103.79kcal
  • Fat: 2.64g
  • Saturated Fat: 0.35g
  • Trans Fat: 0.02g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 1.53g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.52g
  • Carbohydrates: 17.01g
  • Fiber: 0.55g
  • Sugar: 3.65g
  • Protein: 2.87g
  • Cholesterol: 11.16mg
  • Sodium: 73.80mg
  • Calcium: 10.19mg
  • Potassium: 32.72mg
  • Iron: 0.87mg
  • Vitamin A: 6.89µg
  • Vitamin C: 0.00mg
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