Italian Maritozzo

Italian Maritozzo


  • 4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 2 teaspoons active dry yeast
  • 1 cup warm milk
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter, softened
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • Whipped cream for filling

(Approximate Calories: Around 300 calories per maritozzo)

Cooking Steps:

Step 1: Preparing the Dough

  • In a bowl, combine flour, sugar, and salt.
  • In another bowl, dissolve yeast in warm milk. Let it sit until foamy.
  • Add the yeast mixture, softened butter, and vanilla extract to the flour. Mix until a dough forms.
  • Knead the dough until smooth and elastic. Let it rise until doubled in size.

Step 2: Shaping the Maritozzo

  • Divide the dough into equal portions and shape them into rolls.
  • Place the rolls on a baking sheet, leaving space between each.
  • Allow the rolls to rise until they double in size.

Step 3: Baking

  • Bake the rolls in a preheated oven until golden brown.
  • Let them cool before proceeding to the next step.

Step 4: Filling

  • Cut the cooled rolls horizontally and generously fill them with whipped cream.

Step 5: Serving

  • Serve the Italian Maritozzo fresh and savor the exquisite combination of the soft, slightly sweet bun and the creamy filling.

*Recipe on video and text may differ from each other!

How to cook Italian Maritozzo:

Original Baking