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Buchteln - a South Tyrolean dessert.


  • 500 gr flour
  • 30 gr baking powder
  • 150 gr butter
  • 1 egg
  • 3 yolks
  • 60 gr sugar
  • 1 cup of milk (warm)
  • salt, lemon
  • a little rum

Melt the baking powder in the warm milk with a little sugar and cook for 15 minutes.

Add the flour and let the dough swell. Then add the left over ingredients and blend until the dough does not stick anymore to the bin.

Let it swell again.

  • strain the dough
  • make circles out of it
  • spread jam on top of each one
  • close them like balls
  • spread with butter

Now cook the little balls bain-marie for 10 minutes, then add to the water some ice cubes and continue to cook for another 20 minutes.

Have a good time cooking and... Enjoy your meal!!!

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