Baranki - Russian
Source of Recipe
List of Ingredients
1/2 cup oil
1 tsp. vanilla
1/2 tsp salt
3 cups flour
1/2 cup sugar
Separate eggs. Cream egg yolks and sugar well, slowly add oil and vanilla and salt, mix well. Beat egg whites and add to the creamed egg yolk mixture. Gradually add flour until dough forms, you may need to add more than the 3 cups indicated above.
To make obaranki: roll dough between your hands to make a rope and twist together and form a circle.
Boil water: add obaranki and cook for about 5 minutes. Drain on a clean tea towel until all water drains off.
Put on cookie sheet, egg wash the obaranki and sprinkle poppyseeds on top. Turn oven on to 425 and bake the obaranki for 15 minutes. Turn oven down to 375 and bake for about 45 – 50 minutes. Until they are baked well.