Piragi (Latvian Style)

Dough:

Ingredients

2 tablespoons yeast
1-1/2 cups lukewarm water
4 ounces shortening
1/2 cup sugar
2 teaspoons salt
5 to 6 cups unbleached flour
1/2 cup buttermilk

Instructions

Dissolve yeast in water, melt shortening, and sift together dry ingredients. Combine yeast mixture, buttermilk, shortening, and dry ingredients, and knead well, adding flour until dough is no longer sticky. Let dough rise, covered, in an oiled bowl, and make filling.

Filling:

Yield: 

Makes 5-6 dozen.

Category

Course

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