Sirnice and Garitule

Ingredients: 1 kg of flour, 7 eggs (3 whole eggs and 4 yolks), 300 g of sugar, 200 g of fat (half vegetable, half animal origin), lemon and orange zest, rum, salt, yeast.

Put yeast and sugar into 2,5 dcl of warm milk, leave it to rise, softly mix in the flour and the rest of the ingredients and leave it for two hours. After that, stir it once more and leave it for another hour.

Shape sirnice into small balls and garitule into braids. Leave them for two minutes, then bake them covered with greasy paper for one hour at 180°C. 10 minutes before they are done garnish them with well beaten egg-whites and sugar.

Vela Puharić, V. (2008). Tradicijska kuhinja makarskog primorja Vrime prošlosti na pijatu budućnosti. Etnološka istraživanja, (12/13), 397-410.

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