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       Title: POPPYSEED STRUDEL-Raisa Piotrowski’s Recipe - DKP
  Categories: Holidays, Di, Strudel
       Yield: 2 strudels
  
 -----------------------------DOUGH INGREDIENTS-----------------------------
   1 3/4 lb Flour (unbleached)
       6    Egg yolks
     1/2 lb Butter (sweet)
     1/2 lb Sugar
       2 pk Dry yeast or 1/4 lb fresh
            -yeast
       1 c  Milk, warm temperature
 
 ----------------------------FILLING INGREDIENTS----------------------------
       3 cn Poppyseed filling
       3    Egg yolks
       2 oz Almond slivers
       4 oz Raisens
       4 oz Walnuts
       1 T  Honey
  
   Dissolve the yeast and 1 T of sugar in the warm milk, add 1 T of flour.
   Let the mixture sit for about 10 minutes in a warm place (bubbles will
   indicate active yeast).  Now add slowly all above ingredients and beat,
   dough should be soft, if necessary add more warm milk.
   
   Lift the dough from the bowl and knead on a floured board until blisters
   appear on the dough’s surface. Shape the dough into a ball, return it to
   the bowl, cover with wax paper. Let rise for one hour in a warm place
   (100').
   
   Now divide the dough in two balls, roll it out to about 1 finger
   thickness, spread the poppyseed filling and roll together. You will have
   2 strudels. Preheat the over to 325'. Bake 1 hour.
   
   Di Note:  I worked with Raisa when I was with CBS.  She had come over
   from Russia and she and I would chat on the phone (she lived in
   New York).  One day, I described this strudel thing and asked her
   if she knew what it was and she sent me her recipe.  Very good.
   
   Di Pahl’s personal recipes-1994
  
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