Croatian Sour Cherry Pie

READY IN: 1hr 10mins
YIELD: 8 portions




  • Make dough following this schedule: flour, breadcrumbs, and lemon rinds, sugar, baking powder, salt, and vanilla flavored sugar and melted butter.
  • Mix everything in a bowl and at the end add egg yolks. Mix some more and add sour cream.
  • Mix more until you get nice greasy dough. If it is too greasy you can add some more flour.
  • When done, put into refrigerator for 2 hours.
  • After 2 hours, put the dough out and work a little to make it soft. Cut away a piece of dough size little more than a softball ball.
  • Roll the rest of dough into ½ cm thin sheet. Cover the bottom of 28cm low rim cake pan with butter, and put onto it a dough sheet. Make sure that the rim is also covered with dough from inside.
  • First cover the sough surface with semolina (it will soak the juices). Put sour cherry on dough (you can use frozen also). Cover the sour cherries eith sugar and cinnamon.
  • Mix egg yolks with sugar until become light yellow. Add heavy cream into and pour over sour cherry.
  • The dough you have put aside now grate over the topping. Put the cake into preheated oven on 180°C and bake 45-50 minutes.