Biscuits soaked in syrup (urmasice or hurmasice)

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- 125 g of unsalted butter, softened
- 1/4 of a cup of sour cream
- 1 egg
- 1 and 1/2 cups of plain flour
- 1/2 a teaspoon of baking powder
- 2 dessert spoons of caster sugar

For Syrup:
- 1/4 of a cup of sugar
- 1 and 1/2 cups of water
- 1 teaspoon of vanilla essence
- 1 dessert spoon of lemon juice


Step 1

Preheat oven to 170 degrees celcius. Beat butter until light and fluffy.

Step 2

Add in the caster sugar, beat, then the sour cream, beat in well, then the egg.

Step 3

Mix until throughly combined. If mixture curdles just continue to beat until creamy.

Step 4

Sift in combined flour and baking powder and stir until combined.

Step 5

Using a tablespoon of the dough, make a ball and gently roll over the rough edge of a grater.

Step 6

Continue with the rest of the dough and place on a large baking tray. Bake for 25-30 minutes .

Step 7

For the syrup:
In a small saucepan, combine the sugar, water, vanilla and lemon juice. Bring to the boil and continue boiling for 5 minutes.

Step 8

Place cooked biscuits in a shallow dish. Tip over the syrup and leave biscuits to soak the syrup up for 4 hours.

Step 9

Then refrigerate for 2 hours. Serve as is or with some whipped cream.

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