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A traditional Czech pastry, it can be filled with a variety of fillings.

Recipe Summary

prep:
20 mins
cook:
20 mins
additional:
1 hr 30 mins
total:
2 hrs 10 mins
Servings:
72
Yield:
6 dozen
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Ingredients

72
Original recipe yields 72 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Pour warm milk over yeast, and let dissolve. Then add sugar, shortening, salt, eggs, egg yolks, and flour. Stir until well combined. Remove dough to a well oiled bowl, and turn once to coat the surface. Cover, and place in a warm spot. Allow to rise until doubled in bulk, about 1 hour.

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  • Dish out dough with a tablespoon, and roll into balls. Brush each with shortening, and let rise until doubled in bulk.

  • Flatten the balls, and make a depression in the centers. Fill with fruit preserves. Allow to rise.

  • Bake at 375 degrees F (190 degrees C) for 15 to 20 minutes, or until lightly browned.

Nutrition Facts

73 calories; protein 1.8g; carbohydrates 12g; fat 2g; cholesterol 11.5mg; sodium 103.5mg. Full Nutrition
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