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Bosanske kifle/bosnian filled pastries


These 'kiflice' bring back so many memories from my childhood. My mama would make them the night before a long beach day, the next day. We would just play in the sand and in the water all day. As soon as we get hungry - my brother, cousins and I would just eat these throughout the day, whether with cheese or jam. Now, I make them for me and my husband often. Kifle are #pastries that can be plain/salty or filled with #chocolate, #jam, or #cheese. They can be served for #breakfast, savory snack or even as a #dessert. In my opinion, they are best served with a cup of Bosanska Kahva (Bosnian coffee).

“Mama would make them the night before a long beach day the next day. We would just play in the sand and in the water all day. As soon as we get hungry -”

Below is my recipe. There are a ton of recipes out there but I feel like this one is the easiest and tastiest. Note: if you don't have sour cream, you can use plain Greek yogurt.


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Ingrediants:

1 cup of whole milk

2 tablespoons of instant yeast

1 tablespoon of Sugar

1 tablespoon of Salt

2 teaspoons Baking Powder

1/2 cup of sour Cream

4 cups of All purpose Flour

1/2 cup of olive oil

1 egg for egg wash

Fillings: plum jam, nutella, or Bulgarian/Feta cheese.


1. Add 2 tablespoons of instant yeast and 1 tablespoon of sugar to room temperature milk in a mixing bowl. Let the mix sit to the side for a few minutes.

2. In another mixing bowl with the flour, add 2 teaspoons of baking powder and mix in.

3. Once the flour and baking powder is mixed together, add the olive oil, sour cream and the instant yeast/milk mixture. Mix it all together with hands or a spoon.

4. Knead the dough for a 5/6 minutes until no longer sticky, forming a dough ball.

5. Now split the dough into two and roll out the dough into a circle onto a surface which has been dusted with flour. Spread the dough out until it is less than an inch thin.

6. The dough will be shaped into a circle. Cut the dough like you a cutting a pizza into slices/triangle shapes.

7. On the outer ends of the dough, place a dollop of your filling.

8. Now roll and shape the dough, similar to a mini croissant.

9. Place on a baking tray (make sure you grease the tray to prevent sticking/burning).

10. Brush the Kifle with egg wash and drizzle salt or sesame seeds of your choice.

11. Bake at 400F for 15/20 minutes or until light golden color.

12. Transfer to rack to allow to cool and then Enjoy!



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