Nalesniki (Polish Foldovers)

Course : Desserts
Serves: 5
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Ingredients:

---Pancakes
1/2 Cup Milk
1/2 Cup Water
1 large Egg -- Beaten
1 cup Flour
1 dash Salt
1/2 Cup Butter -- Melted
1 Cup Sour Cream
---Cheese Filling---
1 Pound Dry Cottage Cheese
2 Tablespoons Sour Cream
2 large eggs -- Lightly Beaten
2 Tablespoons Flour
2 Tablespoons Lemon Peel -- Grated
1 teaspoon Salt
1/2 Cup Golden Raisins -- Optional
4 Tablespoons Slivered Almonds -- Optional
2 Tablespoons Sugar -- To Taste
2 Tablespoons Cinnamon-Sugar -- To Taste
 

Preparation / Directions:

FOR PANCAKES: Combine milk, water and egg. Add flour and salt and mix thoroughly. Heat a lightly greased 7" or 8" skillet. Pour in 2 tablespoons butter. Rotate skillet rapidly to cover surface of pan with a thin layer of batter. When golden on one side, turn and brown other slide lightly. Transfer pancakes to hot platter, cover and keep warm. Fill with cheese filling. Rose and brown each quickly on both sides in hot melted butter. Serve with sour cream. The batter and filling should make about 10 nalesniki. CHEESE FILLING: Stir cheese with fork till fluffy. Add sour cream, eggs, flour, lemon peel and salt to taste. If filling is to be used for main dish, omit remaining ingredients. For dessert, add raisins and almonds and sweeten to taste. Fill the pancakes with this mixture. Serve main dish cheese nalesniki with sour cream. Sprinkle dessert variation with cinnamon and sugar.

 

Nutritional Information:

426 Calories (kcal); 27g Total Fat; (56% calories from fat); 9g Protein; 38g Carbohydrate; 168mg Cholesterol; 266mg Sodium


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