About this recipe:Traditional Polish crispy pastry twists made for Carnival time. They are deep-fried and sprinkled with icing sugar. Light and delicious!
300g plain flour
6 egg yolks
2 tablespoons granulated sugar
3 tablespoons soured cream
2 tablespoons butter
1 tablespoon rum or vinegar
A pinch salt
500ml oil for frying
Icing sugar for dusting
Add to shopping list
Turn this recipe into a shopping list you can print, email, view on your mobile or shop online. It's free! Powered by Whisk.com
Method Prep:20min › Cook:20min › Ready in:40min
Combine all ingredients in a bowl and mix to form a dough. Knead lightly and roll out on a floured surface; cut into strips about 10cm long and 2cm wide. Cut a slot lenghtways in the middle of each strip to create a hole. Then twist and pull one end through the slot.
In a large pot; heat oil to high temperature. Check the temperature by dropping a piece of pastry into the oil. It should brown and float to the surface if the temperature is hot enough for frying.
Fry chrusciki in batches until golden brown on both sides. Drain on a plate lined with kitchen roll. Dust with icing sugar and serve in a bowl.
The addition of rum or vinegar helps the dough to puff up a little when it's fried.