5 cups flour
1 lb. butter
8 egg yolks
Small heavy cream
Rind of 1 lemon
2 cakes of yeast, crumbled
Mix flour, butter, egg yolks, heavy cream, lemon rind and crumbled yeast cakes together and knead dough until smooth. Form dough into small balls, a little smaller than a walnut. Place in single layer on platter or cookie tin and refrigerate over night.
Roll out each ball in powdered sugar, fill with walnut, apricot, * lekvár or poppy seed filling and roll into a cylinder. Place on greased cookie tin and bake at 350 degrees for about 15 minutes or until slightly browned. Cool before placing into plastic container. Kipfels freeze well.
- Lekvár is a very thick puree of pure fruit.
2 egg whites
1 cup sugar
1 lb. chopped walnuts
1 stick margarine, melted
Beat egg whites. Add sugar, chopped walnuts, melted margarine. Mix well.
Roll walnut kipfels with crease on bottom and fork ends.
Roll apricot kipfels with crease on top and fork ends.
Roll poppy seed kipfels with crease on bottom – do not fork ends.
Roll lekvár kipfels with crease on top – do not fork ends.