Czech cheese kolacky
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A family recipe from our Czech mom :)
Ingredients for Czech cheese kolacky
- Flour - 625 g
- Butter - 300 g
- Sugar - 100 g
- Yeast - 40 g
- Cream - 200 ml
- Salt - 0,5 tbsp.
- Chicken egg - 2 PCs
- Yolk egg - 7 PCs
- Curd - 500 g
- Vanilla - 1 package.
- Milk - 50 ml
Step by step instruction of cooking Czech cheese kolacky
Prepare the second dough. Mix the yeast with a spoon of sugar and milk (50-100 ml) and put in a warm place so the dough rose a little bit.
Then to the yeast mixture add the sugar, cream, salt, 5 egg yolks, egg, flour and knead the dough. To focus on the flour. Recipe for Czech, for Czech flour. With his Norwegian flour had to adapt a bit to the dough was not quite moist, but not "overfeed" it with flour.
Put the dough on the table, lightly sprinkled with flour
Now preparing the first dough. Mix butter with flour.
Roll out the second dough and spread to the center of first dough.
Now gently wrap the dough first in the second, to obtain a pellet.
Now roll out the tortilla, sprinkle with a little flour and fold..
The second third
Now fold this strip again. One-third..
The second and third
Now put the dough on Board, cover with a towel to dry and put in the cold for 30-45 minutes. The dough should increase in volume almost in 2 times. Then the dough again, roll out, fold as in the previous steps and send again in the cold for 30-45 minutes. And once again roll out, fold in the cold for 30-45 minutes.
While the dough is cold, prepare nanku and topping. For the filling, mix cottage cheese, 2 egg yolks, sugar to taste and vanilla.
For the topping RUB hands the sugar, butter and flour into crumbs. Put in refrigerator before using to keep the oil melted.
When the dough came the third time, roll out (a little less than 1 cm thick) and divide into squares. I got 42 quadartic 4x4, see you Can do less then the work will be greater, but kolaczki will be smaller and look, I think, is better.
Now in the center of each square put the filling of cottage cheese and some raisins.
Now "pack" the stuffing in the dough
And form a ball
Now spread each ball on a baking sheet, top make a hole, grease the ball with an egg, and spread grit in the hole. Bake until tender (30 minutes) at a temperature of 180 degrees.