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Kalacha Dough

All of these recipes were given to me by my Grandmother Julianna Lazorik Barnyik Ambrisko, who was born in Kosicka Bela, Slovakia on June 15, 1882. I have had them since I was twelve, when I watched her make all this on holidays.... now I do...

Aunt Mary Barnick's Kalacha Dough

6-7 cups sifted flour
2 cups shortening
1/2 teasp salt

Mix above together well

Make a well in center

In bowl mix 2 yeast cakes to 1/2 cup water stir cover wait 10 minutes

Then mix in 2 eggs, 1 cup evaporated milk

Gradually pour into well of flour mixture, knead together

Put into greased bowl cover put in frig for 1 hr or overnight

roll out in sugar / use any good filling

bake 350 F for 20 minutes

For filling suggestions see my Grammy's bread dough page.

email: - Cathy (Ambrisko) Mullenix

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