Biscuits soaked in syrup (urmasice or hurmasice)

4 servings
15 min
15 min
Very Easy


Number of serving: 4
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


  • Preheat oven to 170 degrees celcius. Beat butter until light and fluffy.
  • Add in the caster sugar, beat, then the sour cream, beat in well, then the egg.
  • Mix until throughly combined. If mixture curdles just continue to beat until creamy.
  • Sift in combined flour and baking powder and stir until combined.
  • Using a tablespoon of the dough, make a ball and gently roll over the rough edge of a grater.
  • Continue with the rest of the dough and place on a large baking tray. Bake for 25-30 minutes .
  • 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.
  • Place cooked biscuits in a shallow dish. Tip over the syrup and leave biscuits to soak the syrup up for 4 hours.
  • Then refrigerate for 2 hours. Serve as is or with some whipped cream.


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