Recipe by: Tatyana Kildisheva

Serves: 10+



  • 2 eggs
  • 2 ½   cups wheat flour all purpose
  • 2 tbsp. sour cream
  • 2 tbsp. sugar
  • 2 tbsp. liqueur (vodka, whiskey, brandy)
  • 1 tsp. vanilla extract
  • ½ tsp. salt
  • 4 tbsp. powder sugar for garnish
  • 2-3   cups coconut oil (approximate) for frying.

Depends on how high your frying pan is, needs to be about 3 cm. deep of oil for frying


  • Beat together eggs, sugar, salt, sour cream, vanilla and liqueur for 2-3 mins.
  • Mix in flour by small portions using a spoon first then hands. Knead the dough a bit, make it in a ball. Dough consistency should be the same as for crackers. Cover with a towel and leave for about

20 mins.

  • Sprinkle a bit of flour on a countertop.
  • Roll out the dough with a rolling pin working from the center out. Try to make a rectangle shape roughly 2 mm. thick or thinner.
  • Cut the rolled out dough into rectangular strips approximately 8×3 cm. Make a 3 cm long cut

in the middle of the each strip and loop it through.

  • Prepare a deep pan for frying on the stove, pour in coconut oil and bring it to a temperature good

for deep frying.

  • Place dough strips into the oil and take them out when they brown with metal thongs.
  • Sprinkle with powdered sugar and serve on a plate while hot. As an alternative use honey or jam

as a dip for fritters.

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