Czech Prune Crescents

READY IN: 24hrs 30mins
YIELD: 4 rolls
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 3
    teaspoons yeast
  • 14
    water, warm
  • 4
    cups flour
  • 12
    teaspoon salt
  • 2
    tablespoons sugar
  • 1
    cup butter or 1 cup lard
  • 1
    cup milk, cold
  • 3
    egg yolks
  • FILLING
  • 3
    egg whites, beaten stiff
  • 1
    cup sugar
  • 1
    cup prune, cut up, cooked soft
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DIRECTIONS

  • Dissolve yeast in 1/4 cup warm water.
  • Mix flour, salt, sugar.
  • Cut in butter or lard.
  • Add milk, egg yolks, and yeast.
  • Mix well and refrigerate overnight. the dough is VERY soft and you need it to be cold to even work with it ,it does rise in frig very well . i always use gluten in my baking .
  • Divide into 4 pieces. use floured hands to do this dough is still soft
  • Roll out (EACH PIECE) 1/4 inch thick.
  • Spread on filling and roll up like a jelly roll. i sprayed cookie sheet with pam and patted out with floured hands
  • Place on a cookie sheet (It doesn't say to make a crescent shape but I think you do here).and you need LARGE COOKIE SHEET. as you see from pictures they rose and spread like crazy
  • Let rise 1 hour. (IT DID NOT TAKE AN HOUR FOR ME TO GET DOUBLED ).
  • Bake 30 minutes at 350 degrees Fahrenheit.
  • Ice with powdered sugar frosting, warm or cold.
  • FILLING:
  • Beat 3 egg whites until stiff.
  • Add 1 cup sugar.
  • Fold in 1 cup cooked cut up prune.
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