Fattigman (Poor Man’s Bread)

5 egg yolks
5 T. sugar
5 T. cream
1 T. cognac (opt.)
1/4 t. cinnamon
1/4 t. cardamom
1 egg white
1 1/2 c. flour
1 1/2 c. vegetable oil
1/2 c. powdered sugar

Beat egg yolks and sugar together in a large bowl. Whisk in cream and blend until fluffy. Stir in cognac and spices. In a separate small bowl, beat the egg white until stiff. Fold into cream mixture. Gently add in 1 c. flour. Let stand, covered, in refrigerator overnight.

Next morning, using 1/2 c. flour, roll dough to 1/2 inch in thickness and cut into wedges or with cookie cutter. Fry in 350 degree oil until golden. Place on paper towel to absorb oil. Sprinkle with powdered sugar, if desired. From my friend Rachelle, who shares her norwegian recipes with me!

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Holly loves her job as wife to Chris and mom to Noah, Kylie, Tabor and Sydney. God has gifted Holly with a love of all things creative ~ from painting and wall papering to scrapbooking and design work. In addition to co-founding and managing A Martha Heart, she designs web pages (www.crownlaiddowndesigns.com) and marketing pieces. She also authored a devotional blog, now closed, called Crown Laid Down. Holly and her family make their home within site of year 'round snow-capped mountains in Colorado. She can be reached by emailing Holly (AT) a martha heart (DOT) com or connect with her on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/HollyGorinSmith

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