Kosovo Kurore is a popular treat in Kosovo that can be served as a dessert with a cup of coffee or after a meal. In general, they are prepared fried dough that has added a citrus flavor with lemon zest and just a little bit of alcohol brandy.
- 3 eggs
- vegetable or safflower oil
- 2 tbsp brandy
- ¼ cup dried fruit
- ⅓ cup ground almonds
- 1 rind of 1 lemon, grated
- 1½ cups all purpose flour
- 2 cup honey
- In a large bowl add 2 tbsp of oil, brandy, eggs and lemon zest. Beat it all together
- Next, we have to make a soft dough by adding flour.
- Heat the stove to medium-high and place and skillet, and add oil.
- Now add some flour to your hands to make it easy to work with the dough. Make pieces of the dough and roll them into small balls.
- Place the dough balls in the skillet and fry them until they become goldish in color. Use a paper towel to drain them. Leave them aside.
- Next on a cutting board place the dried fruit and cut them into small pieces. Add them to a saucepan along with the honey and almonds and stir well.
- Keep the stove on low to help mix the ingredients.
- Now grab the fried balls and add them to the almond-honey mixture, roll them so they are covered with the mixture.
- Keep them for 10 minutes in the almond-honey mixture and then transfer the fried dough balls to a serving dish. Leaving a space in the middle.
- Before serving let them cool a little.
- You can serve them with tea or coffee.
Inspiration and adaptation: internationalcuisine.com
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