Sochniki is a traditional Ukrainian delicacy. This Ukrainians' favorite desert is a small cottage cheese patty from sweet short pastry. The cottage cheese can be not only a stuffing, though, but a component of the dough for sochniki.
Some stuff sochniki with different berries and fruits: cherry, strawberry, blueberry and other.
They are served as a desert to tea.
Flour 270 g
Egg 1 pieces
Powdered sugar 50 g
Dairy butter 100 g
Salt 2 g
Baking powder 0.25 tsp
Tvorog (Cottage cheese) 200 g
Sugar 40 g
Smetana (sour cream) 20 g
Egg yolk 1 pieces
Stages of cooking
Stir cottage cheese, half of the egg yolk, 30g of flour, 4g of sugar, and 20g of sour cream until it is completely combined.
Beat the dairy butter, egg, salt, powdered sugar in a mixer until completely combined.
Add the flour and baking powder.
Stir everything at a low velocity.
Shape a big ball of pastry.
Make oval tablets. Spoon the stuffing on one edge of it. Coat the filling with the other edge so the stuffing was still visible a little.
Line the baking tray with baking parchment and put sochniki on it. Mix the part of the egg yolk with water and brush the sochniki. Heat oven to 200C and bake sochniki for 25-30 mins.
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