„Žagarėliai“ (angel wings) and Apple pie

„Žagarėliai“ (angel wings)

Ingredients:

  • 3 egg yolks
  • 2 Tablespoons sugar
  • pinch of salt
  • 2 Tablespoons reduced fat sour cream
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1/2 teaspoon each lemon & orange zest
  • 3/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • up to 2 Tablespoons additional flour
  • 1 quart of oil for frying (safflower or canola)
  • 1/2 cup powdered sugar

Instructions:

  • In a small bowl using an electric hand mixer on high, beat egg yolks, sugar and salt until thick and lemon colored – about a minute.
  • On low speed, stir in sour cream, vanilla, zests & flour.
  • Stir in enough additional flour to form a mass (1-2 tablespoons)
  • Transfer to a floured surface and knead 50 turns (about 2 minutes), adding extra flour as needed.
  • Divide dough in half, keeping extra covered with plastic.
  • On a floured surface, roll each section paper-thin to at least 12” across. Cut into 1 1/4-inch strips. Cut strips into 5-inch lengths. Make a slit in each strip. Pull one end through slit to make a bow tie.
  • Deep fry in oil at about 350-365° F for about 30 seconds, turning once using 2 forks, until lightly golden on both sides. Do not crowd.
  • Drain on paper towels. Sprinkle with powdered sugar.

 


Apple pie

lt2

Ingredients:

  • 4 apples-diced
  • 150 grams butter unsalted
  • 1/2 cup caster sugar
  • pinch of salt
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 3 eggs
  • 2 tsp cinnamon
  • 3/4 tsp baking powder
  • 1 cup flour

Instructions:

  • Dice up the apples, set aside.
  • Melt butter on medium-low heat and mix in with sugar. Add the eggs, vanilla and pinch of salt. Ones mixed – add in the apples.
  • Add flour, baking powder and cinnamon to the mixture and mix thoroughly, coating all the apples.
  • Line a square or circular pan with non-stick paper and add batter, spreading it out evenly.
  • Bake at 170 degrees C for 30-35 minutes.
  • Great both warm and cold.

Enjoy!