The dough for making pies

One of the secrets of how to sculpt beautiful cakes, is in the preparation of the test. It should be elastic and tight. Liquid dazzle pastry pies that will keep the shape, will not work.

So, first do some preparation of the test. To do this, take 400 grams wheat fine flour, 0,5 tsp salt, 100 grams of melted butter, 150 ml cold (boiled) water. Sift the flour. Then, pour the flour and salt into a large bowl and mix. Gently pour the flour in the melted butter. Butter RUB into the flour with your fingers: the mixture should resemble bread crumbs. Now pour the flour in water and make the dough. Knead it for 5-10 minutes until it is smooth and soft. The finished dough should not stick to hands. Roll the dough into a ball. Lightly sprinkle it with water, set aside and cover with a cloth. Let it sit for 30-40 minutes. To prepare the filling for pies.

When the filling is cooking, remove the dough and divide it into two parts. From each part roll into a sausage with a diameter of about 5 see Cut into a sausage with an interval of 3 cm you will get dough balls. Each ball roll out an oval pellet with a diameter of 15 cm. Now cut each tortilla in half. Take one half in hand and moisten with water the straight edge of the pellet center to the end. Fold both ends of the straight sides to make the envelope or cone. Tightly Zadejte cone with your fingers. Stuff the pie with forcemeat two-thirds full. Then zasypnica region. Now can be nice to close up the pie.

Design options for the edges of the pie

There are several ways of wrapping pies: braids, cords, weaving and so on. To nice and original to close up the cakes you need sensitive fingers and a little water. The prettier you make the decoration of pies, the more compliments they get.

So one of the simplest options - pigtail. Take the cake in the left hand and the thumb of the right hand bend the edges of the pie to make a twisted rope. If the netting breaks up, dip your fingers in water, and the dough will become more manageable. Firmly push the dough to the edge so that the pattern does not spin. Formed on the other end of the pie dough take a tip or carefully wrap.

Turn the edge of the pie in the original hedgehog. For this semipelite the edges of the pie to create triangles. The distance between the triangles can be from 0.5 to 1 see the Original triangles can be obtained if you make small cuts the edges of the pie with an interval of 1 cm and Then incised edges just turn diagonally.

If you do not cut the cake in half, you can try to close up the pies in the form of an envelope. Now, roll the cake and trim the edges to make a square. In the center put the stuffing. Now take the two top edges and close up them at an angle of 45 degrees. After you close up the two lower edges. Last close up centre: you get the envelope. Well desipite seams and make harnesses.