CZECH BOHEMIAN CUISINE - STRUDEL
- 1/2 cup butter
- 1 cup flour
- 3 egg yolks
- 2 tablespoons lemon juice
- 2 egg whites
- 1/2 cup sugar
- 1/4 pound ground walnuts or pecans
Cut butter into flour with pastry blender until evenly mixed.
Add remaining ingredients and mix lightly with fork until all the flour is moistened.
Gather dough together and press into a ball. Divide into 24 uniform pieces and roll each into a ball.
Place in refrigerator for several hours or over-night.
Roll each piece on a floured pastry cloth into a circle about 4 inches in diameter.
Beat sugar into egg whites gradually, using mixer.
Fold in nuts.
Place a spoonful of mixture on each circle and spread gently.
Roll like a jelly roll.
Place on ungreased cookie sheets.
Bake in a preheated 375° oven for 15 min. or until golden brown.