Seeded bread rolls

Ingredients

    FOR THE SPONGE:

  • 1 tablespoon dark molasses
  • 2 teaspoons dry active yeast
  • 1 ½ cups/375 milliliters cold water
  • 2 cups/250 grams unbleached bread flour
  • FOR THE DOUGH:

  • ¼ cup/40 grams flax seed
  • ¼ cup/50 grams millet
  • ¼ cup/30 grams sunflower seeds
  • ¼ cup/40 grams pepita seedsr
  • 2 eggs, beaten
  • ¼ cup/60 milliliters olive oil
  • 1 cup/140 grams spelt flour
  • 2 cups/300 grams whole-wheat flour, more for flouring work surface
  • 2 teaspoons kosher salt
  • FOR THE TOPPING:

  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 1 teaspoon caraway seeds
  • 1 teaspoon cumin seeds
  • 1 tablespoon sesame seeds
  • 1 teaspoon nigella seeds
  • 1 teaspoon anise seeds
  • Sea salt, for sprinkling (optional)

Preparations

    step 1

    combine fist five ingredients in a larg bowel; set it aside

    step 2

    combine sugar and cornstarch in a small saucepan;gradually whisk in 1/2 cup water,orange juice and lemon juice until blended.

    step 3

    Bring sugar mixture to a boil, whisking constantly, over medium heat. Boil,whisking for one minuit

    step 4

    pour mixture over fruit,tossing gently to coat.Cover and chill for 4 hours.