Hungarian Walnut Crescent Pastry

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Introduction: Hungarian Walnut Crescent Pastry

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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

Directions:

Mix all ingredients and bring to boil, set aside and let cool completely

Step 2: Pastry Skin

  • 50 dkg flour
  • 5 dkg icing sugar
  • salt
  • an egg yolk
  • 20 dkg butter
  • 1 dkg yeast
  • 1.5 dl milk

Directions:

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)

Enjoy :D

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2 Discussions

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mrsmerwin
mrsmerwin

2 years ago

My family usually doesn't like things with raisins but these look so good I may try them anyway.

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klinong
klinong

Reply 1 year ago

you can pull my hair (but not too hard please), for being super late in replying, no excuse, am a lazy person :-/

i hope you did give a try to this wonderful recipe :)