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

How to Make Fluden


  1. Mix flour, salt, and baking powder. Cut in shortening until crumbly.
  2. Mix 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.
  3. Place 1 ball on a floured board and roll out as thinly as possible into a rectangle.
  4. Spread 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
  5. Repeat with second ball. Place on a lightly greased cookie sheet. Score top about every 1/2 inch.
  6. Bake in a 350 degree oven for about 20 minutes.
    Slice while still warm.

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About Fluden

Course/Dish: Fruit Desserts

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