Did you know that cottage cheese retains its beneficial properties even after heat treatment? Any dishes and pastries from cottage cheese bring the same benefits as a fresh product.
With it you can cook more than 100 dishes and pastries, almost all of them are light and dietary. Curd itself is a wonderful breakfast or dinner, combined with jam, sour cream, cream, milk, fruits and berries. Everyone can choose something for your taste.
Salted cottage cheese is also good with greens and vegetables. Curd dough is very tender, soft, you can bake a lot of goodies from it. The most important thing is that it does not require separate processing and is prepared very quickly.
Curd dough - food preparation
How to make cottage cheese? Sour milk or yogurt is heated in a water bath and when the mass is “rolled up”, the clots and whey are separated. The mass is suspended in gauze so that the glass is moisture. The more thoroughly it is pressed, the more crumbly the curd is obtained. But what good is cottage cheese dough - you can add cottage cheese of any quality to it, and even residues that are on the verge of shelf life. Of course, the best dough comes from fresh, sour cottage cheese. The high quality of the product is characterized by a sweetish taste and a soft, oily consistency.
Recipe 1: Curd dough for rolls
In this recipe, you can bake such bright and beautiful rolls, everyone will be delighted. Sprinkle them with colored coconut flakes, better than bright colors, even those who do not really like the coconut flavor will be happy to eat the curd.
Ingredients: cottage cheese (250 grams), sugar (100 grams), flour (280 grams), baking powder, egg (1 piece), butter (50 grams).
Filling: coconut, sugar, cinnamon, vegetable oil.
Method of preparation
Sift flour and mix it with baking powder. Mix melted butter with cottage cheese and add flour. Beat egg with sugar, you can mixer. Mix all the ingredients and knead the dough. Leave it to rest for 30 minutes in the refrigerator. Filling: put the coconut chips in a small bowl and rub with three spoons of sugar. Sprinkle flour on the surface for cutting and roll out the dough in the form of a rectangular layer. Brush with vegetable oil, spread and level the filling over the entire surface. Fold the roll and cut into 2 cm thick pieces. The second part of the dough is done exactly the same, but sugar mixed with cinnamon is used as a filling. We spread the resulting spirals on a baking sheet, covered with parchment paper. Since baking products increase in volume, leave a distance on the baking sheet. Bake in the oven at 180 degrees for about 15-20 minutes. If you like sweeter pastries, sprinkle the finished rolls with powdered sugar.
Recipe 2: Curd Pastry for Apple Pie
Delicate, fragrant and dietary apple pie is very healthy, and most importantly - delicious. Perfect for tea, as a dessert, good and cold ..
Dough: cottage cheese (250 grams), vegetable oil (6 spoons), flour (1-2 cups), eggs (2 pieces), soda (half a spoon), sugar (4 spoons).
Stuffing: apples (2 pieces), sugar (2 spoons), some sour berries, you can use frozen cranberries, lingonberries, pitted cherries.
Method of preparation
Whip eggs with sugar and add mashed cottage cheese. Vegetable oil is mixed with the mass and once again well rubbed. Pour flour and knead the dough. Soda interfere with flour when sifting. Put off some dough to decorate the cake. Roll out the dough in the form of a flat cake, put in shape so that the sides are formed.
Stuffing: cut the apples into pieces and mix with sugar. With the thawed berries, pour out the juice and lay them on top of the apples, sprinkle with sugar. Lay out the test strips on top and form a “grid”. Heat oven to 180 degrees and bake for 30-40 minutes. Cool the cake well before cutting it.
Recipe 3: Cheese dough for buns
Soft and surprisingly tasty buns are obtained without any filling. It is easy and fast, especially if you find the remnants of cottage cheese in the refrigerator - and the product is added, and the dish is ready. Add only have margarine and flour, but a little sugar for the filling.
Ingredients: cottage cheese (400 grams), margarine (200 grams), soda (half a teaspoon), flour (3.5 cups), salt, vanillin, sugar.
Method of preparation Pound the curd and add the melted margarine. Mix everything well, a little salt (at the tip of the knife). Soda quench with vinegar. Pour into sifted flour and mix everything. Knead the dough - it turns out soft and a bit sticky to your hands. It does not matter - we leave it to ripen - put half in the freezer, divide the second into 10 lumps and roll it into circles 5mm thick.
Pour a spoonful of sugar mixed with vanilla in the middle. We fold in half, then again in half - it turns out puff triangles with sugar inside. We pinch the edges and spread it on a baking sheet, top it with oil and sprinkle with poppy seeds or cinnamon. Bake buns at 180 degrees for about 30 minutes. Ready ruddy buns leave under the napkin for 10 minutes so that they become soft and fluffy.
Curd dough - useful tips from experienced chefs
There are an infinite number of recipes made from cottage cheese dough with the addition of other ingredients. If you imagine the technology, you can create recipes yourself, their products that you have at home.
Imagine how beautiful and sweet can be cottage cheese pastries with beetroot: a pound of cottage cheese, 300 grams of beets, sour cream 3/4 cup, 2 eggs, sugar butter and semolina - two tablespoons. Finely grated beetroot is mixed with cottage cheese, then everything follows the recipe of a pie or buns.
Another option: a dessert of cottage cheese puff with black bread. We skip the cottage cheese and black bread separately through the meat grinder. Cottage cheese mix with sugar and whipped cream and stir. From 2 baked apples to mash. In a vase we spread cottage cheese, bread, applesauce with sugar, again a layer of black bread. This dish even does not need to cook, just serve it with milk.