Marillenknödel, Austrian Specialty: Apricot Quenelle Crusty Sweet Breadcrumb Crust with Pistachio

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10Ingredients
650Calories
80Minutes

Each of these little crumb-coated balls (or dumplings) bears a surprise inside: a whole peeled apricot that’s been stuffed with a sugar cube, covered in a cream-cheese dough, and boiled until cooked inside and out before rolling in the coating. As for the coating, breadcrumbs are pan-fried with a little butter, sugar, ground pistachios, and a pinch of cinnamon. The bite-sized nibbles are just right for a summer cocktail party.

Ingredients

  • 70 grams butter (soft)
  • 1 egg
  • 50 grams semolina (fine)
  • 130 grams wheat flour
  • 250 grams cream cheese (25% fat)
  • 8 apricots
  • 20 grams caster sugar
  • 50 grams breadcrumbs (fine)
  • 30 grams pistachios (ground)
  • cinnamon

Directions

  1. Work 50 grams of soft butter to a cream in a bowl, add egg, and then semolina and flour. Mix.
  2. Add cream cheese, mix for a thick dough.
  3. Store in a cool place for 1 hour.
  4. Remove the seeds from apricots trying if possible not to cut them in 2, replace the apricot seeds with a sugar square, and close apricot.
  5. Divide the dough into 8 identical balls, slightly flour your fingers since the dough is a bit sticky.
  6. Flatten the balls on a floured surface. Wrap each apricot completely in dough, press firmly so that it sticks on the fruit.
  7. Heat 20 grams of butter in a skillet, add bread crumbs, sugar, pistachio powder, and a pinch of cinnamon, let it color a bit.
  8. Heat a large pot of water.
  9. When boiling, gently dip dumplings in the water for 12 to 15 minutes until they rise to the surface.
  10. Remove from water, immediately roll in breadcrumb mixture.
  11. Serve warm.
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NutritionView more

650Calories
Sodium17%DV410mg
Fat63%DV41g
Protein29%DV15g
Carbs20%DV59g
Fiber32%DV8g

PER SERVING *

Calories650Calories from Fat370
% DAILY VALUE*
Total Fat41g63%
Saturated Fat22g110%
Trans Fat
Cholesterol160mg53%
Sodium410mg17%
Potassium540mg15%
Protein15g29%
Calories from Fat370
% DAILY VALUE*
Total Carbohydrate59g20%
Dietary Fiber8g32%
Sugars14g28%
Vitamin A
Vitamin C
Calcium
Iron

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

Reviews(1)

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Peggy B. 10 Jul 2015
Cream cheese and apricots are amazing together. I love that this recipe is different and uses a fruit that most people don't think about. It's incredible!