Morning. Coffee. Croissant. These three words go perfect together. And it is obvious, because these are the morning essential for a lot of people. We just need coffee to wake ourselves up. And a coffee requires fresh pastries. Cottage cheese kifli with (recipe and photos by HozOboz) is just what you need now. Beautiful, delicious and fragrant. By the way, if you think you can't get fresh kifli with your morning coffee because it’s necessary to prepare them the night before, you are wrong. These croissants are prepared very quickly - you will only need to mix all the ingredients to mold a product and put it in the oven.
There are several versions of the origin of this wonderful kind of baking. In particular, there is a story which states that the kifli were baked for the first time back in 1686. Celebrating the liberation of the city of Buda from the Ottoman Empire, an unnamed baked prepared a moon-shaped pastry , just as in the Ottoman flag. Another version of the same legend says that the baker lived in Vienna (or in Budapest), and in 1683, during the Turkish siege, heard a noise and immediately raised the alarm.
It was then figured out that the Turkish were trying to sneak through the tunnel in Vienna. In gratitude, Baker was awarded with the right to bakecrescent-shaped kifli, as a reminiscence of his courage. Stories are rather interesting, but the historian Carl Teplá has easily refuted them at the end of the last century when the had found the first mention of a horn-shaped confectionery dated back to the XII century! So kifli are rather ancient product.
In general, there’s a plenty of similar pastries. Kifli are made of yeast dough as well as puff and shortcrust. Today we will prepare them with baking powder, so you are likely to get a great dish afterwards. Believe us, you’ve never cooked something so delicious for such a short period of time!
First and foremost, kifli are made of curd dough. It's not a joke - almost half a kilo of cheese! And this product, as HozOboz has already mentioned, retains practically the initial amount of calcium even after the heat treatment. Therefore, these cheese kifli recipe will be just in time for mothers whose babies do not eat cheese for any reason. And, of course, all those who need strength and energy are required to eat cakes. And if you’re trying to keep fir, it is better to eat them in the morning so that you don’t gain some more kilos.
So, curd dough kifli are ready now. This is the basic recipe, but next time you can cook curd kifli with filling. For example, you may choose curd kifli with apples or jam, there’s a variety of options. Hope you enjoyed the latest recipe by HozOboz! We’re looking froward to your letters with personal recipes! Always yours, HozOboz