Introduction: Hungarian Walnut Crescent Pastry
These pastries are sometimes also referred as cookies. In Hungary they are known as either patko or kifli, which translated to either crescent shaped or horseshoe shaped :)
The common filling are either walnut or poppy seeds.
They are most often found close to and/or on Christmas, although obviously you can bake them anytime, or get them at the bakeries any time, however they are associated with Christmas usually :D
Give these cookies a try and see how you like them too :D
Step 1: Filling
- 40 dkg ground walnut
- 32 dkg sugar
- 4 dkg raisin
- grated lemon peel
- 1 dl water
Mix all ingredients and bring to boil, set aside and let cool completely
Step 2: Pastry Skin
- 50 dkg flour
- 5 dkg icing sugar
- an egg yolk
- 20 dkg butter
- 1 dkg yeast
- 1.5 dl milk
Mix milk, yolk, and yeast, set aside
Mix flour, icing sugar, salt, and butter until coarse crumbles; pour in milk mixture, knead
Step 3: Forming and Baking
Let rest for 20 minutes then roll flat 3 mm
Cut oval shape
Place filling in the center, roll and shape crescent/horseshoe
Place in lukewarm place for 15 minutes
Preheat oven to350 F
Brush top of each cookies with a yolk
Bake for 20 minutes at least (until nice brown)
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