Cottage Cheese Dumpling Dessert (Hungarian)

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I had been living in Hungary for seven years and now that we have moved, I realised I still missed this special Cottage Cheese Dumpling dessert very much. This dessert is one of the most craved for during my pregnancy 5 years ago. It was with a promise that cottage cheese is a very healthy cheese. The Hungarian recipe is also very simple and easy to follow, so here it is to share. Enjoy!

  •  1 packet Cottage Cheese
  •  3-4 tablespoons 
  •  Egg White for Whisking til Fluffy and Peak
  •  100g Bread crumbs

  1. Step 1
    Mix cottage cheese with semolina flour. 
  2. Step 2
    Add in egg yorks. Fold in egg White. Wet your hands and palms. Roll the mixture into round balls.
  3. Step 3
    Prepare a pot of hot boiling water. Drop round balls into the water one by one. They are cooked when they starts to float on the water.
  4. Step 4Concurrently, on a non-stick pan, melt some butter and pour in bread crumbs. Brown the bread crumbs til golden brown.
  5. Step 5
    Transfer the floating balls out from the boiling water and coat them with the golden brown bread crumbs.
  6. Step 6
    Mix icing sugar into the sour cream and stir. Drizzle onto the ready Cottage Cheese Balls and serve.
  7. Step *
    Optional garnish tip: Sieve some icing sugar before serving

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