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There is no doubt about it; Hungarians are very particular about how and what they snack on. But have you ever thought about recreating your favourite Hungarian treats at home?

Here are four video recipes for your favourite Hungarian snacks:

Túró Rudi

Ingredients:

500 g cottage cheese

100 g powdered sugar

zest of one lemon

8 g vanilla sugar

100 ml of water

6 sheets of gelatine

Recipe: Making Túró Rudi at home is easy. Put the gelatine sheets in 100 ml of water for a few minutes then add another 150 ml of water and put aside. As for the filling, add the powdered sugar, the lemon zest and the vanilla sugar to the cottage cheese then mix it well. Add the gelatine to it and let it sit in the fridge for an hour. Then portion your mixture onto clingfilm and roll it into a rod shape then put it in the freezer for another 2 hours. Finally, cut the rods up and dip them in melted chocolate.

 

Sport szelet (sport slice)

You can find the recipe here: Recipe of the week: Sport slice

 

Balaton szelet (Balaton bar)

Ingredients:

1 dl cream

13 dkg butter,

5 dkg powdered milk

20 dkg milk chocolate

dark chocolate for the glaze

8dkg powdered sugar

wafer sheets

Recipe: Pour the cream into a bowl that you are steaming, break the milk chocolate into the cream and melt it, let it cool down. Whisk the butter, the powdered milk and the powdered sugar. Mix this with the chocolate-cream mixture, use a hand mixer. Melt the dark chocolate for the glaze. You will need five wafer sheets for one bar. Spread the mixture on a wafer and place the next one on top of it. Continue until the fifth wafer sheet. Pour the melted dark chocolate onto your bar and spread it evenly with a silicone brush. Finally, let your Balaton bar cool in the fridge for at least one hour before eating.

 

Creamy cottage cheese with raisins

 

Ingredients:

A handful of raisins

1,5 dl hot water

1 bag of earl grey tea

2 tbsp. of rum

3 egg yolks

3 tbsp. sugar

a pinch of salt

1 tbsp. of starch

3 dl milk

half a stick of vanilla

25 dkg cottage cheese

Put the tea bag in hot water for 2-3 minutes then add the raisins and the rum. Let it sit for 15-20 minutes while mixing the egg yolks with the sugar, salt and starch evenly. Pour the milk into a pan, add the seeds of the vanilla sticks and let it come to a boil. Add tablespoons of the milk to your egg mixture slowly and then put it back into the pan and star warming it at medium heat. While stirring it frequently boil it until it reaches a pudding-like consistency then set aside to cool. When it cooled downmix in the cottage cheese with a hand blender. Pour off the tea from the raisins and put them in glass bowls then pour the creamy cottage cheese on them and put them in the fridge for a few hours to chill.

Source: receptvideok.hu, nosalty.hu, Anzsy konyhája, lilafuge.hu

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