Apple Piroshki

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Apple Piroshki

One of my favourite Russian dessert, they are delicious for breakfast, children loves them and piroshki are very similar in texture and taste to some jam crescent rolls.

A very good dough, the substitute for the classic yeast dough - it is fluffy and soft, the main ingredient is quark cheese and I recommend you to try the recipe!


Quark cheese
500 g
3 pieces
Sunflower oil
1 cup
2 cups
Baking powder
30 g
Vanilla Extract
1 tbsp
White flour
700 g
1 kg

Step by step

Step 1

Usually for this dough recipe, I buy quark cheese, or more liquid cottage cheese.

Apple Piroshki - Step 1
Step 2

In a larger bowl, start making the dough - put the cheese first.

Apple Piroshki - Step 2
Step 3

Add eggs, mix well.

Apple Piroshki - Step 3
Step 4

Then pour the oil, mix well.

Apple Piroshki - Step 4
Step 5

Add a cup of sugar and mix.

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Step 6

Next are the baking powder and vanilla extract, mix well.

Apple Piroshki - Step 6
Step 7

Finally add the flour, and knead a soft dough. It doesn't stick to your hands because it has a lot of oil, so don't knead it too much.

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Step 8

The dough is left for 2 hours at room temperature, covered with cling film. During this time we prepare the apples.

Apple Piroshki - Step 8
Step 9

Peel the apples, grate them and cut into cubes. Put with a cup of sugar and with half a glass of water in a pan. Let it simmer well until evaporate all the liquid.

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Step 10

After all the liquid has gone, turn off the heat and let it cool.

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Step 11

After 2 hours, divide the dough into 4 and knead lightly.

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Step 12

Spread each part of the dough with a rolling pin, about 5-6 mm thick. With a glass or cup with a large mouth, cut the rounds out of it.

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Step 13

Put a little apple filling on each piece of dough.

The pirojki are formed this way - the opposite edges of the dough round are close, and it sticks well (like with dumplings).

Apple Piroshki - Step 13
Step 14

Put them on the oven pan, greased with oil, with the edge down - shape so that the corners are not visible.

Grease with egg yolk and leave in the oven until golden brown.

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Step 15

Remove from the oven and allow to cool slightly. They are good and fragrant, both hot and cold.

Good appetite!

Apple Piroshki - Step 15
Quantity: 2 kg (30 pcs)
Prep time: 90 min
Difficulty: easy
Ready in: 120 min
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