Peach biscuits with cream for Easter

8 persons | 65 minutes

The delicious biscuits are a specialty in Bulgaria, which are traditionally served at Easter. The appearance of the cookies causes quite a stir because they look like real peaches but taste much sweeter. Perfect Easter dessert with tea or coffee.

Rating: Ø 5 ( 4 votes )
Peach biscuits with cream for Easter
Peach biscuits with cream for Easter

8 persons | 65 minutes

The delicious biscuits are a specialty in Bulgaria, which are traditionally served at Easter. The appearance of the cookies causes quite a stir because they look like real peaches but taste much sweeter. Perfect Easter dessert with tea or coffee.

Rating: Ø 5 ( 4 votes )

Ingredients

Dough

  • 120 g butter
  • 2 drops of bitter almond oil
  • 120 ml milk
  • 540 g wheat flour
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 150 g sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla sugar
  • 1 pinch of salt
  • 3 eggs

Filling

  • 1 can milkmaid cream, cooked
  • walnuts, or almonds, to taste
  • For decoration
  • 100 g sugar
  • carrot juice, to taste
  • beetroot juice, or food coloring, to taste

Instructions

Prepare the dough

  1. Melt the butter in a saucepan and allow to cool slightly.
  2. Beat the eggs with the sugar and vanilla sugar until fluffy.
  3. Add the butter, milk and bitter almond oil and stir into a homogeneous cream.
  4. Sieve the flour, baking powder and salt together.
  5. Sieve the flour mixture into the liquid ingredients and knead everything into an elastic and non-sticky dough.
  6. Place the dough in cling film and let it rest for 5-10 minutes.
  7. Form small balls out of the dough and place on a baking tray lined with baking paper .
  8. Flat slightly to get hemispheres.
  9. Bake the biscuits in the oven at 180 °C for 15 minutes.
  10. Place the biscuits while they are still warm on a wire rack and make a round indentation in each
  11. with a teaspoon or sharp knife.

  12. Cut in half.
  13. The biscuit crumbs can be added to the filling later.

Filling and topping

  1. Mix the cooked milkmaid cream with chopped nuts and the biscuit crumbs.
  2. Mi t the cream and place both halves on top of each other.
  3. Put the peach biscuits in the fridge for 30 minutes.
  4. Using a kitchen brush, brush or color the biscuits with carrot and beetroot juice or with food coloring and place in the
  5. Roll the sugar batter.
  6. Keep the peach biscuits in the fridge until ready to serve.

The peach biscuits can also be made with chocolate cream and grated coconut.

Utensils

  • pot
  • bowl
  • hand mixer
  • spoon
  • cling film
  • cake rack
  • coffee spoon
  • knife
  • parchment paper
  • plate