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Authentic Potica Pastry

Paper-Thin Layers Of Tender Pastry, Nuts, and Honey—An Eastern European Favorite

Authentic Potica Pastry

Paper-Thin Layers Of Tender Pastry, Nuts, and Honey—An Eastern European Favorite


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Potica (pronounced po-TEE-sa) is an Eastern European specialty cake, which takes all day to make and is painstakingly prepared with paper-thin layers of pastry dough that's filled with walnuts, honey, and lots of sweet creamery butter; and rolled into a slender loaf. Slice Potica thin and enjoy at breakfast and brunch with tea or coffee...or any time at all!

  • Hand-made with paper-thin layers of buttery pastry dough
  • Filled with walnuts, apples and walnuts, or pecans...and plenty of sweet honey
  • Baked to order in Minnesota using a traditional recipe
  • Each rich, flakey loaf weighs about 1 lb. and serves 12

To ensure oven-to-door freshness, this item is shipped via 2-Day Express on Mondays, Tuesdays, and Wednesdays to street addresses in the contiguous U.S. only. Orders placed after 6:01 a.m. ET on Mondays will ship on Tuesday. Orders placed after 11:00 p.m. ET on Monday will ship on Wednesday. Orders received after 12:00 p.m. ET on Wednesdays will ship the following Monday.

Thanksgiving Delivery: Order by end of day November 20th.

Christmas Delivery: Order by end of day December 18th.

New Year’s Delivery: Order by end of day December 21st.

Shipped separately from our supplier to the contiguous U.S. only. Gift wrap not available.

Authentic Potica Pastry

Safety Warnings

Warning: Contains pecans, walnuts, eggs, wheat, milk. Made in a facility that processes peanuts and tree nuts.

Ingredients

This is not a Kosher food.
Walnut Potica:
Enriched flour (wheat flour, malted barley, niacin, iron,
mononitrate, riboflavin, folic acid), water, walnuts, whole
eggs, lowfat milk, honey, butter, granulated sugar, Brown
sugar, whipping cream, shortening (partially hydrogenated
vegetable oil, soybean , & cottonseed), yeast, salt, whey
(milk)

Apple Walnut Potica
Enriched flour (wheat flour, malted barley, niacin, iron,
thiamin mononitrate, riboflavin, folic acid), brown sugar, water,
walnuts, whole eggs, corn syrup, lowfat milk, apples, butter
granulated sugar, whipping cream, shortening (partially
hydrogenated vegetable oil, soybean & cottonseed), yeast,
salt, cinnamon, whey (milk)

Pecan:
Enriched Flour (wheat flour, malted barley, niacin, iron,
thiamin mononitrate, riboflavin, folic acid), Pecans, Brown
Sugar, Egg Whites, Water, Shortening (partially hydrogenated
vegetable oil, soybean & cottonseed), yeast, salt, Whey
(milk), Maple Flavor, Cream of Tartar.

Specifications

Shelf Life: 10 Days

Nutrition
Nutritional ItemQuantity% of Daily
Requirements
WALNUT: Serving size:39g
Servings Per Container: 12
Amount Per Serving:140
Calories:140
Calories From Fat:70
Total Fat:8g13%
Saturated Fat:2g10%
Trans Fat:0g
Cholesterol:20mg7%
Sodium:100mg4%
Total Carbohydrate:15g5%
Dietary Fiber:1g4%
Sugars:6g
Protein:3g
Vitamin A2%
Vitamin C0%
Calcium2%
Iron4%
*Percent daily values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
 
PECAN: Serving Size:39g
Servings Per Container:12
Calories:140
Calories From Fat:70
Total Fat:8g13%
Saturated Fat:1g4%
Trans Fat:0g
Cholesterol:0mg
Sodium:180mg8%
Total Carbohydrate:16g5%
Dietary Fiber:1g4%
Sugars:7g
Protein:3g
Vitamin A0%
Vitamin C0%
Calcium2%
Iron4%
*Percent daily values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
 
Apple Walnut Serving size:39g
Servings per container: 12
Calories:130
Calories from fat60
Total fat6g10%
Saturated fat1.5g9%
Trans fat0g
Cholesterol20mg7%
Sodium115mg5%
Total Carbohydrate16g5%
Dietary fiber1g3%
Sugars8g
Protein2g
Vitamin A2%
Vitamin C0%
Calcium2%
Iron4%
Percentages based on a 2000 calorie diet.
Origin

Manufactured In: USA

Material - Country Of Origin: USA

Rated 4.6 out of 5 by 48 reviewers.
Rated 2 out of 5 by NOT WHAT I EXPECTED I expected this to be a delicate pastry with some crispiness to it but that's not what it was. The flavor was not particularly what I expected either. So...I guess that this is a question of my expectations not being met and, in reality, I had no reason to have an expectation! April 11, 2016
Rated 3 out of 5 by Traditional Potica Over the past few years, I have ordered Potica from Vermont Country Store when I didn't think I would have enough time to make it myself. Sometimes it was great, sometimes less so. This year, the packaging was much larger, the potica roll was smaller, and it was made with brown sugar, which is not traditional. It really does change the flavor. Our grandmothers in eastern Europe had honey, not brown sugar. Maybe you need a new provider??? March 30, 2016
Rated 5 out of 5 by Yes -- it IS just like Grandma's Our grandmother was born in Ljubljana, Slovenia, and emigrated to the U.S. She made walnut potica, and it was JUST LIKE THIS. I sent this to my eldest sister, and she agrees. So nice to keep this nut-roll magic alive in the 21st century! March 2, 2016
Rated 5 out of 5 by Tastes like homemade We have been ordering this Potica Pastry from the Vermont Store for several years and have never been disappointed. It tastes like homemade. Delivery and packaging is excellent. I would definitely recommend this product to everyone. January 22, 2016
Rated 5 out of 5 by AUTHENTIC POTICA PASTRY For years I have made Potica and it is not the easiest thing to make. When I heard about The Vermont Country Store, I ordered the pecan potica. I have to admit that it was actually better than mine. I will definitely be ordering from them again. January 11, 2016
Rated 5 out of 5 by A taste of my childhood My mother's family is from north central Illinois and there was an Armenian bakery that would only make Potica as special order items during the holidays. After that bakery closed we tried a few mail order Poticas but nothing came close until this one! A slice warmed up and slathered in butter is an absolute slice of heaven. Thank you so much!! October 28, 2015
Rated 5 out of 5 by A gift truly appreciated. Sent this as a gift to a friend in San Francisco -- he said this is just like mom would make. Truly took him back to his childhood. July 6, 2015
Rated 5 out of 5 by Just like Aunt Rosie used to make My grandparents immigrated to the US from Slovenia in the late 1800's. My grandmother brought with her the family recipe for potica. It has been passed down through the family for generations. It was always good, but my Aunt Rosie's was always the best -- moist, delicious and having the most paper-thin crust of all. And now I've tasted one that equals Aunt Rosie's, the Vermont Country Store's version! One slice brought me back to my Aunt Rosie's kitchen in Cleveland and the wonderful holiday times with Aunts, uncles and cousins. January 21, 2015
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