Mozart-Buchteln with Cranberry Sauce and Pistachio Brittle

Rating: 4.85 / 5.00 (1472 Votes)

Total time: 1 hour

Servings: 4.0 (servings)

For the booklets:

For the cranberry sauce:

For the pistachio brittle:


For the Mozart-Buchteln with cranberry sauce and pistachio brittle, first dissolve yeast in half of the lukewarm milk and mix with some flour to form a mushy dough. Cover with a little flour and let it rise in a warm place (approx. 35 °C) for 20 minutes (= steam).

Mix the remaining milk, egg, yolk, salt, granulated sugar, rum and 60 g liquid butter, add the dampfl and the remaining flour and knead with the dough hooks to a smooth dough. Cover and let rest again for about 20 minutes.

Form 20 equal-sized balls each from marzipan and nougat (best cold). Press in marzipan ball, place nougat ball inside and close.

Form a roll from the yeast dough on a floured work surface, divide it into equal-sized pieces. Form a small ball from each piece, place a marzipan nougat ball in each, close and dip in the remaining liquid butter. Place in a prepared ovenproof dish, cover and let rest for another 20 minutes. Then bake in a preheated oven at 180 °C for about 20-25 minutes until golden brown.

Caramelize granulated sugar in a hot pan, toss the pistachios in it and pour onto prepared baking paper. Let cool and chop or crush.

Bring cranberries to a boil once in a small saucepan with star anise and orange juice and strain through a fine sieve.

Spread the cranberry sauce on the plate. Sprinkle the baked booklets with powdered sugar and pistachio brittle.

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