From olden times bread in the Russia was the evidence of hard work, prosperity and fortune. Guests were welcomed with Russian bread, holiday tables were decorated with delicious ruddy pies; pancakes are the attribute of winter seeing-off. Bread is everything’s head, says Russian proverb.

Ingredients:

CRUST:

  • 1/2 cup margarine
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 3 cup flour
  • 3 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp salt

FILLING:

  • 18 large apples
  • cinnamon
  • 1 cup sugar

Directions

  • Combine margarine & sugar in a mixer, add eggs. Combine flour, baking powder and salt in a bowl.
  • Add this to the first part, combine thoroughly. Make a ball of dough and put in fridge for 2 hours.
  • Cut apples and add cinnamon and sugar. Cut dough in half and roll 2 dough rectangles 13″x 9″ Lower crust in a greased with oil pan.
  • Put a layer of apples with cinnamon, sugar. Put the second dough rectangle on. Make holes in top crust before baking. Brush with yolk the top crust.
  • Bake at 350 for 50 minutes (until crust slightly golden). When baked, let cool down, better in freezer, to firm up before slicing.

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