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Blachinda, baked and on a cooling rack
Servings
Servings:
25
Title

Blachinda

Recipe Type
Description

This healthy recipe comes from NDSU Extension.

Ingredients

Ingredients

Crust:

  • 4 c. flour
  • 4 tsp. baking powder
  • ½ c. sugar
  • ½ tsp. salt
  • 7/8 c. oil
  • ¾ c. milk

Filling:

  • 2 c. pumpkin
  • 1 tsp. cinnamon
  • ½ c. sugar
  • ¼ c. melted butter
Directions

Directions

Combine flour, baking powder, sugar and salt and cut in oil with a pastry blender or fork. Add enough milk to make a soft dough. Combine filling ingredients in mixing bowl. Divide dough into small balls about the size of a large walnut. Roll into 3-inch circles. Place 1 tablespoon of filling on circle and fold over and seal by pressing the tines of a form around the edges. Bake at 425 degrees until light brown, about 15 to 20 minutes.

Source: Adapted from Schott (Janke), A. (2012). Alma’s Favorite Recipes: Cooking & Memories from a German-Russian Farm Kitchen. Germans from Russia Heritage Collection.

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