Flour – 250 g
Cottage cheese (fine-grained, not dry) – 180 g
Butter – 100 g
Sugar – 80 g
Egg – 1 pc
Vanilla sugar – 10 g
Baking powder – 7 g
Zest of 1 lemon (optional)
A small pinch of salt
In a bowl, mix cottage cheese, egg, sugar, vanilla sugar, salt, melted (not bitter) butter, and grated lemon zest on a fine grater.
Sift the flour together with the baking powder to the curd mass. Knead the soft dough first with a spoon, then knead briefly with your hands. We divide the dough into 8 pieces, give each one the shape of a kolobok, and transfer it to a baking sheet covered with parchment, press down a little.
Lubricate the blanks with a slightly beaten egg and bake in an oven preheated to 180 ° C for 25-30 minutes, until a beautiful, ruddy color!
Buns are very soft, and tender, and do not get stale for a long time!
If you wish, you can add a handful of raisins or candied fruits to the dough!