Advice 1: How to make lean dough

Lean dough (it can be as yeasty and unleavened) can be prepared not only during lent, but at any other time. In its composition does not include eggs, milk, butter or margarine, making a lean dough is lower in calories and suitable for diet food.
How to make lean dough
You will need
    • For yeast dough:
    • wheat flour – 1 kg;
    • the water boiled – 250-300 ml;
    • vegetable oil-100ml;
    • yeast: instant - 2 hours.l;
    • salt – 1ch.l;
    • sugar – 1-2st.l.
    • For unleavened dough:
    • wheat flour – 400g;
    • the water boiled -150-200 ml;
    • vegetable oil – 50-100 ml;
    • salt -1/2 tsp;
    • sugar – 1-2 tbsp;
    • soda – 1H.l;
    • vinegar – 1 tsp.
For yeast dough:

Pour yeast 50 ml of warm boiled water. Add for better response with 1 tsp of sugar and leave for 10-15 minutes.
Sift the flour in a deep dish or pan, add salt, sugar and mix everything with a spoon.
To the flour add yeast and water, pouring it gradually in small portions.
The dough should not be too thick or too thin. If you see that the dough is too thick, add a little water. When you feel that the spoon knead the dough becomes harder, continue to knead it by hand.
Add vegetable oil in 1-2 reception.
The dough should be elastic, it should not strongly stick to the hands and the walls of the vessels. Continue to knead the dough better on the table.

From the dough form a ball, on top lightly sprinkle it with flour so the dough doesn't have obvestilo. Cover dish or pan with a towel and put in a warm place for 1-1,5 hours.

Ebonite the risen dough, cover with a tea towel and leave to come approximately a further 1 hour. When the dough has risen the second time, it is possible to form products: open or close tarts, pies, muffins.
For unleavened dough:

Mix in a deep dish of warm boiled water, salt, sugar, vegetable oil.
Gradually add in the sifted flour dish.
Soda repay vinegar, add to the dough and mix well. Then you can knead the dough by hand.
The consistency of the dough should be quite elastic, soft and not sticking to hands.
Made from unleavened dough can be formed opening pies, after baking it resembles sand.
Useful advice
If in the preparation of unleavened dough in a mixture of water, vegetable oil, salt and sugar add the cocoa and a teaspoon of spices of ground cloves, ginger, cinnamon and cardamom, and add less flour to the dough consistency reminiscent of sour cream, to make chocolate gingerbread.

Advice 2: How to cook yeast-free buns

Biscuits made from unleavened dough, turn out very tasty and tender, it is only necessary to give the process of making the dough more time. As filler, you can use any dried fruit such as apricots, raisins and so on, as well as sugar and poppy seeds.
How to cook yeast-free buns

How to cook puff buns with poppy seeds

You will need:

four cups of flour;

- 2.5 cups whey;

- 50 ml vegetable oil;

- tablespoon of salt;

- one egg;

- 40 grams of poppy;

- six tablespoons sugar.

Pour the whey into a deep wide bowl, add a Cup of sifted flour and mix everything carefully. Put the dish with the dough, after closing it with foil, in a warm place for about a day. After the specified time, check the dough, if its surface appeared small bubbles, add in a bowl ... salt, oil and remaining flour. Brush the dough with vegetable oil and put back on the day in a warm place.

Over time, doubled the dough slightly ebonite and five to seven hours refrigerate.

Mac pour hot water and gently remember. Drain the excess water.

Separate the white from the yolk, whisk it with a tablespoon of sugar until stable peaks and mix with poppy seeds.

Cooked roll out the dough into a rectangular layer of thickness 0,5-0,7 cm. Put the filling across the surface of the seam, then roll the dough into a log and cut it crosswise into pieces about five inches.

Grease the molds with vegetable oil, put it in buns and place in a preheated 180 degree oven for 40 minutes. Puff buns with poppy seeds ready, serve them to the table hot.

How to make non-yeasted buns

You will need:

- two eggs;

- 50 grams of sand;

- 500 grams of flour;

- 1/4 teaspoon of salt;

- 150 grams of raisins;

- a sachet of vanilla sugar;

- 200 ml of milk;

- 100 grams butter;

- egg yolk.

In a bowl break two eggs, add sugar and whisk. The process of whipping shall take place not less than three minutes, in the end, the egg mass should increase in volume by three times.

Divide egg mixture into two equal parts, one part set aside, to the other add the milk and vanilla sugar and start to whip.

Sift flour, add salt and butter, grated on a grater. Grind the mass into fine crumbs.

A milk-egg mixture, mix with crumbs and quickly knead the dough. The resulting mass is put previously abandoned the egg mass and mix gently.

In the dough add the washed raisins and mix.

Grease a baking sheet with oil and place on it the dough with a spoon in the form of a convex pellets. Brush each "cake" with egg yolk, then place the pan in the oven, preheated to 170 degrees for 20-25 minutes. Unleavened buns with raisins ready.

Advice 3: How to cook Lenten cookies at home

Fasting is not a reason to refuse baking, because even without milk, eggs, butter and other animal products you can prepare incredibly tasty cookies that may be one of the favorite desserts of your family members.
How to cook Lenten cookies at home

The recipe is simple Lenten cookies

You will need:

three cups of flour;

- a Cup of sugar;

- a glass of starch;

- 1/2 Cup of vegetable oil;

- 3/4 Cup of boiled water;

- teaspoon of baking powder;

- teaspoon of salt;

- a packet of vanilla or a teaspoon of vanilla extract.

Sift the flour, mix it with the sugar, vanilla, salt, starch and baking powder. In the center of the mixture make a small indentation, and then pour the water and vegetable oil. Knead a stiff dough.

Cooked dough roll out into a thin layer about three to four millimeters, with a sharp knife cut the dough into squares or diamonds (you can use special molds for cookies and cut them with the help of figures).

Grease a baking sheet with vegetable oil, put in it pieces and place in a preheated 180 degree oven for 15-20 minutes. Simple Lenten biscuits are ready.

How to cook Lenten cookies with raisins

You will need:

four cups of flour;

- 300 ml of water;

- 1/2 Cup raisins;

- three tablespoons of sugar;

- teaspoon of baking powder;

- teaspoon of vanilla;

- 1/2 teaspoon of salt.

Sift the flour, mix it in a bowl with sugar, salt, vanilla and baking powder. In the mixture pour 250 ml of water, stir and look at the consistency test. If it is too solid, add more water, in the end, it should be plastic and not sticky.

Rinse in hot water, the raisins, dry it and add it to the dough. The finished dough roll out to a thickness of about five millimetres, cut it into squares and each square pierce with a fork two or three times (this will reduce cooking time cookies).

Cover the pan with an oiled parchment, put him biscuits and place in a preheated 200 degree oven. Bake cookies until, until it the top is not browned. As soon as the biscuits will acquire a nice brown color, turn it over and put back in the oven for 30 minutes, subtract the temperature to 100 degrees.

How to cook Lenten oatmeal cookies

You will need:

- two cups of oatmeal;

- Cup applesauce (you can substitute pear, peach or any other);

- 1/3 Cup raisins;

- 1/3 Cup nuts (any you prefer);

- three tablespoons of honey;

three tablespoons of vegetable oil.

Cereal lightly fry in a pan without adding oil (flakes slightly darken). Mix with applesauce, butter, honey, and let rest for about 30 minutes (this is necessary for the swelling of the flakes). Over time it will add to the weight of the washed raisins and nuts, stir.

Cover a baking sheet with parchment paper, tablespoon put in it a small round portions of the dough and place in a preheated 120 degree oven for 60-80 minutes. Finished liver let it cool and you can bring to the table.

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