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Recipe: Kleinur

Ingredients:

  • 3 eggs
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 1 cup milk or buttermilk
  • 2 tsp. soda
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 1 tsp. Cream of Tartar
  • 1 1/2 cups sugar
  • 1 tsp. vanilla
  • 1 tsp. nutmeg

Instructions:

  1. Enough flour to roll (approx. 4 cups)
  2. Beat eggs slightly and add sugar and beat some more.
  3. Gradually add the sour cream mixed with soda and milk alternately with the dry ingredients.
  4. This will take about 4 1/2 cups of flour.
  5. Mix it and pour out onto the floured board and divide into three portions and roll each out to approx. 1/4 inch thick and cut into 1 inch wide strips and then into about 2 1/2 inch long pieces.
  6. Put a slit in the centre of each and fold one end through the slit.
  7. Fry in deep fat Crisco in an electric deep fryer at about 375 degrees.
  8. Keep turning them till they are golden brown, about 3 minutes.
  9. After they have drained on paper towel, sprinkle with powdered sugar when ready to serve.

Number of servings (yield): 4

Meal type: dessert

Culinary tradition: USA (General)

My rating: 4 stars:  ★★★★☆ 1 review(s)