Traditional Easter Sweets – Boží milosti

Traditional Easter Sweets – Boží milosti

Boží milosti (God’s mercy) are traditional Easter sweet pastry of our grandmothers and great-grandmothers. It’s very fragile crispy delicacy known in the world as Angel wings and by many other names. They are excellent right after frying or even on second day, but hardly anyone can resist this temptation and they’ll disappear quickly.

Ingredients

  • 250 g of flour
  • pinch of salt
  • 50 g of butter
  • 50 g sugar
  • 2 yolks
  • 2 spoons of white wine
  • 5 spoons of sour cream
  • teaspoon of lemon peel
  • oil for frying
  • powdered sugar and vanilla sugar for coating

Directions

  1. Mix flour with all ingredients and soft butter. Knead a dough and put in fridge for 30 minutes
  2. Then roll out the dough flat and carve rectangle or any other shapes (circa 8 x 5 cm/3 x 2 inches). Cut twice in the middle of each piece.
  3. Fry shortly in adequate amount of oil. During frying the biscuits should puff up a bit. While still hot gently coat in mixed powdered and vanilla sugar.
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