Lemon Gorgonzola Wreath
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Lemon Gorgonzola Wreath

Fluffy lemon rolls with a hot Gorgonzola dip.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time25 mins
Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: American
Keyword: gorgonzola dip, lemon rolls
Servings: 6 servings
Calories: 325kcal

Ingredients

Roll Ingredients

  • 1 packet Red Star Platinum yeast you can also use an equal amount of Red Star Quick-Rise yeast
  • 1/2 tablespoon sugar
  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter melted
  • 1/2 cup warm milk
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 3/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon poppy seeds

Gorgonzola Dip Ingredients

  • 2/3 cup sour cream
  • 2 3/8 ounces Gorgonzola cheese
  • 1 1/2 ounces shredded white cheddar

Topping Ingredients

  • 1/2 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1/2 tablespoon unsalted butter melted
  • Zest of 1 lemon
  • 1 tablespoon Parmesan cheese
  • Fresh parsley chopped finely, to taste, for garnish

Instructions

Roll Instructions

  • Place Red Star Platinum yeast and sugar in a large mixing bowl.
  • Mix melted butter and milk in a small bowl. The mixture should feel warm to the touch, but not burning hot.
  • Pour over yeast/sugar and stir to combine.
  • Mix in salt and egg.
  • Mix in flour a little bit at a time until the dough comes together. If the dough still feels very sticky, you can add a little bit extra flour.
  • Turn out onto a floured board and knead for five minutes.
  • Divide dough into 12 pieces.
  • Roll each piece into a small log, sprinkle the log with poppy seeds, and tie into a knot.
  • Place knots in a circle around the perimeter of a 9 1/2" oven-safe skillet. Set aside while you make the dip (the rolls need to rest for ten minutes before baking).

Gorgonzola Dip and Baking Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350 F.
  • Mix sour cream and Gorgonzola cheese in a small bowl.
  • Mix in white cheddar until fully combined.
  • Pour dip into the center of the skillet with the dough knots.
  • Bake for 15 minutes or until the rolls are lightly browned on top.

Topping Instructions

  • In a small bowl, mix lemon juice and melted butter.
  • Brush lemon butter over the tops of the rolls.
  • Distribute lemon zest and Parmesan evenly over the rolls.
  • Sprinkle parsley over the dip.
  • Serve immediately.

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Nutrition

Calories: 325kcal | Carbohydrates: 31g | Protein: 10g | Fat: 17g | Saturated Fat: 10g | Cholesterol: 71mg | Sodium: 352mg | Potassium: 147mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 535IU | Vitamin C: 0.7mg | Calcium: 188mg | Iron: 2mg