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Saturday, January 14, 2012

russian low fat apricot pirog ♥

per foodie friend request heres a russian apricot version of the traditional apple pirog recipe i have on my website ..

http://europeancutie.blogspot.com/2011/08/grandma-katrinas-russian-apple-pirog-my.html

here's an apricot version


Ingredients:
3/4 c raisins, rinsed and chopped
3/4 c dried apricots, rinsed and chopped
1/2 c sherry
1/2 c sugar
1/2 c brown sugar
1/3 c butter ( for a low fat version i use the fat free butter)
1 egg, beaten ( i use egg beaters for a healthy version)
1/2 c sourdough starter
1/2 c flour
1/2 ts baking soda
salt
cinnamon
nutmeg
sliced almonds
3 tbs sherry
Description:
Combine apricot with sherry and let stand overnight. Cream sugars, butter and spices together until fluffy. Beat in an egg and then stir in sourdough starter. Stir in fruit mixture and almonds.Sift flour, baking soda and a pinch of salt together into batter and mix thoroughly. Turn into a prepared loaf pan (lay a loaf pan with baking paper and grease it with oil). Bake in a preheated oven center (about 275 degree F) until done. Remove from a pan and cool well before removing paper. Sprinkle 3 tablespoons of sherry over a cooled loaf before serving.enjoy! :)

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