Nikki Olschwanger


This is a dessert that I think originated in Europe. A former neighbor gave me this recipe. She said that her Mother-in-law gave it to her.

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2 cups flour
3/4 cup vegetable shortening
2 egg yolks
1/2 cup orange juice
1/2 tsp. salt
1/2 tps. baking powder
6 tbsp. strawberry jam
2 tbsp. sugar
2 tbsp. cinnamon
1 cup chopped nuts

How to Make Fluden


  • 1Mix flour, salt, and baking powder. Cut in shortening until crumbly.
  • 2Mix orange juice and egg yolks together and add to flour mixture with a fork. Form into 2 balls, wrap, and chill for a few hours.
  • 3Place 1 ball on a floured board and roll out as thinly as possible into a rectangle.
  • 4Spread 1/2 jam on bottom third of dough. Combine nuts, cinnamon, and sugar and sprinkle 1/2 mixture over entire rectangle and roll like a jelly roll
  • 5Repeat with second ball. Place on a lightly greased cookie sheet. Score top about every 1/2 inch.
  • 6Bake in a 350 degree oven for about 20 minutes.
    Slice while still warm.

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About Fluden

Course/Dish: Fruit Desserts