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dumplings, dried pears
In Carinthia, a part of Slovenia where I come from, we like to make dumplings filled with almost everything. But the best known are Dried pear filled dumplings - called kvočevi nudlni or kločevi nudlni.

Posted by TesaJanuska from Slovenj Gradec, Slovenj Gradec, Slovenia • Published See TesaJanuska's 35 projects »
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  • How to bake a pastry. Dried Pear Dumplings  - Step 1
    Step 1

    Here are all the ingredients.

  • How to bake a pastry. Dried Pear Dumplings  - Step 2
    Step 2

    Mix all dough ingredients to make a smooth dough.

  • How to bake a pastry. Dried Pear Dumplings  - Step 3
    Step 3

    Put it aside for at least 30 minutes.

  • How to bake a pastry. Dried Pear Dumplings  - Step 4
    Step 4

    Cook dried pears in water and drain.

  • How to bake a pastry. Dried Pear Dumplings  - Step 5
    Step 5

    Chop into small pieces.

  • How to bake a pastry. Dried Pear Dumplings  - Step 6
    Step 6

    Mix bread cubes with the egg and sugar. And mix everything with pears. The batter should be very thick.

  • How to bake a pastry. Dried Pear Dumplings  - Step 7
    Step 7

    Roll dough as thinly as possible, about 2-3 millimeters or as thin as you can, place little balls of filling onto it, about an inch apart, until half the dough is covered.

  • How to bake a pastry. Dried Pear Dumplings  - Step 8
    Step 8

    Cover the filled part of the dough with the unfilled one.

  • How to bake a pastry. Dried Pear Dumplings  - Step 9
    Step 9

    With a knife, slice between the rows of filling and with your fingers or with a fork seal the edges of the newly-made dumplings.

  • How to bake a pastry. Dried Pear Dumplings  - Step 10
    Step 10

    Cook for 15 - 20 minutes in lightly salted water.
    When done, drain the dumplings and pan-fry with lard (for a more savoury version) or breadcrumbs, butter, sugar and cinnamon (for a sweet version) for a few minutes.
    Serve immediately.

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