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Apple Solozhenik

Type: Desserts
Servings: 6
Ready in: 1 hour
Calories: Middle
The solozhenick is a traditional Ukrainian dessert made of eggs and cream. There are different variants of solozhenick with varied stuffing from jam to poppy-seed. It is hardly could be called a pastry because it is cooked over heat. The apple solozhenick boasts both tender flavor and pleasant fragrance.

Ingredients

Flour 150 g
Cream 33% 100 g
Milk 100 ml
Dairy butter 100 g
Egg 3 pieces
Sugar 120 g
Apple 3 pieces
Lemon zest 1 pinchs
Ground cinnamon 1 pinchs

 

Stages of cooking

1
Soften the dairy butter, add the 50g of sugar; grind the sugar with butter.
2
Slightly heat the cream – its temperature should be a little more than a room temperature. Separate the yolks from whites. Cover the egg whites and put into fridge.
3
Combine the yolks with butter, warm cream, milk and lemon zest. Stir it up well. Sieve the flour and make dough. The dough should be liquid.
4
Rinse, peel, core and chop the apples. Fry them in butter until soft; don’t add sugar so they won’t give juice. Dust the apples with cinnamon.
5
Meanwhile, fry pancakes of dough. It can be of any thickness; however the solozhenik should contain at least three layers.
6
Divide apples and fried dough into equal parts. Alternate the dough with fried apples. Don’t put apples on the top layer.
7
Whip cooled whites with remaining sugar, and coat the solozhenik. The cream can be shaped with a spoon.
8
Put the apple solozhenik into the oven so it could get a golden crisp. However, the whites shouldn’t get baked through because the solozhenik won’t be soft.

 

 

 

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