Nazuki is a Georgian sweet bread which is very popular. Nazuki is famous for it's smooth texture, excellent smell, shining surface and delicious taste.


  • 800 g Wheat flour
  • 300 g Sugar
  • 200 g Butter, melted
  • 2 Eggs
  • 2 Egg yolks, for coating
  • 50 ml Sunflower oil
  • 20 g Dry yeast
  • 300 ml Milk, warm
  • 10 g Vanilla powder
  • A pinch of salt


  1. In a bowl pour a cup of lukewarm milk, stir in the dry yeast and 1tbsp of sugar. Cover the bowl with a lid and set aside for 15-20 minutes. When the mixture begins to foam, it's ready to use.

  2. In a large bowl mix well 2 eggs and sugar. Pour in the remaining lukewarm milk, the yeast mixture, salt, vanilla, melted butter and  flour. Knead the dough with your hands until smooth. While kneading the dough add sunflower oil little by little. Add more flour if needed. You can add some ground cinnamon and cloves too. and When the dough is ready, cover the bowl with a lid or kitchen towel and put it in a warm place for 60-90 minutes to rise.

  3. Divide the dough into pieces (400-500 g each). Shape each piece into a circle, oval or half moon. Place the loaves on a greased baking sheet and brush them with beaten egg yolk. Preheat the oven at 180 C° and bake nazuki until goden brown, about 25-30 minutes.



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Food Journalist, Culinary Book Author, Editor

Irma Iantbeldze is a well-known person in the field of professional culinary, and Food journalism. She is the author of 12 culinary books. Among them are bestsellers: Culinary Atlas of Georgia (8 volumes), Classical Georgian Cuisine, Khachapuri Book.

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