Recipe from Akis KItchen

Makes 8 cruffins


  • 50 g granulated sugar
  • 1 tablespoon active dry yeast
  • 180 g lukewarm water
  • 150 g hard flour
  • 150 g all-purpose flour
  • 50 g butter, chilled
  • 200 g butter, at room temperature
  • 100g of cheese


  • In a stand mixer’s bowl, add the sugar, yeast and water. Mix to combine.
  • Add the all-purpose flour, hard flour and 50 g of butter.
  • Beat with the hook attachment for 8-10 minutes, the butter is completely incorporated.
  • When the dough comes together and pulls away from the sides of the bowl, it is ready.
  • Transfer dough to a bowl dusted with flour, cover with plastic wrap and allow to rise for 45 minutes.
  • When ready, dust a working surface with flour and place dough on it.
  • Cut into 4 equal sized pieces and roll out each piece to a 60x20cm sized piece.
  • Spread 50 g of butter, at room temperature, over each rolled out piece of dough, sprinkle half the cheese and cut in half, lengthwise, creating two thin strips.
  • Roll one strip into a tight roll and place at the edge of the second strip. Roll the second strip over roll.
  • Cut the roll in half, lengthwise and roll from the side that was cut so that you can see the layers of dough.
  • Repeat the same process with the remaining pieces of dough.
  • Transfer cruffins to a buttered muffin pan. Cover with a kitchen towel and allow the dough to rise for 45 minutes.
  • Preheat oven to 180*C (350*F) Fan.
  • When ready, remove the towel and bake for 30 minutes on the highest rack in the oven.
  • Serve with a brush of melted butter and a sprinkle of oregano. 

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