Lithuanian Bacon Buns -- Brandeles Su Lasinials
Nancy J. Patrykus
My Lithuanian friend.
A wonderful cook,and a great neighbor.
She made these quite often, and would always bring over a few buns to share with me !
I sure do miss her cooking,!!
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- 4 1/2 c
- 1 c
- eggs, beaten
- 2 Tbsp
- 1 oz
- cake, compressed yeast
- 1/2 tsp
- 1/4 c
- salad oil or shortening
- 1 lb
- bacon, cut up small, lightly fried and drained.
- 1/4 lb
- ham, cut up fine or ground
- a small onion, cut up very fine
- of pepper
1Filling: Mix well together the last5 ingredients. Set aside'
Soften yeast and a small amount of flour and water. Let rise a little.
Add milk, beaten eggs, shortening,salt and sugar.
Gradually stir in flour to form a soft dough. Beat vigorously, cover and let rise in a warm place till double in size.
Knead for 2 minutes. Let rise a second time.
Roll out 1/4 inch thick. Use a glass to cut and shape buns to size.
2Put i Tablespoon of filling in each circle
and seal edges with a little water .
Let rise again for 15 minutes on a greased pan.
Brush tops with beaten raw egg and bake in a375 oven for 25 minutes..
Makes 2 dozen.