Czech Kolache

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This is a kolache recipe from the Czech Republic.

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Servings:
24
Yield:
4 dozen

Ingredients

  • ½ cup warm water

  • 2 (.25 ounce) packages active dry yeast

  • 1 cup warm milk (110 degrees F/45 degrees C)

  • ½ cup white sugar

  • 1 teaspoon salt

  • ½ cup melted shortening

  • 2 cups sifted all-purpose flour

  • 2 eggs

  • 3 ½ cups all-purpose flour

  • 2 egg yolks

  • 3 tablespoons white sugar

  • teaspoon salt

  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour

  • 1 cup raisins

  • 2 cups cottage cheese

Directions

  1. Pour yeast into 1/2 cup of lukewarm water. Set aside to soak.

  2. In a separate bowl mix together 1 cup milk, 1/2 cup sugar, 1 teaspoon salt. Add 1/2 cup melted shortening and 2 cups sifted flour. Beat well. Add in 2 beaten eggs and yeast mixture and mix well. Set aside to rest until bubbly and spongy.

  3. Add 3 1/2 cups of flour and blend well. Set aside to rise for 1 hour. Punch down and let rise again for 1 hour.

  4. To Make Filling: Beat together 2 egg yolks, 3 tablespoons sugar, 1/8 teaspoon salt, 2 tablespoons flour and 1 cup of raisins. Add cottage cheese and mix well.

  5. Pinch off 1 inch balls from dough and press an indentation in the center of each. Put filling in. Let rise 15 minutes, then bake at 425 degrees F (220 degrees C) until golden - 12-18 minutes.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

221 Calories
6g Fat
34g Carbs
7g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 24
Calories 221
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 6g 8%
Saturated Fat 2g 10%
Cholesterol 36mg 12%
Sodium 197mg 9%
Total Carbohydrate 34g 12%
Dietary Fiber 1g 4%
Total Sugars 10g
Protein 7g
Vitamin C 0mg 1%
Calcium 35mg 3%
Iron 2mg 9%
Potassium 127mg 3%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.