3042 A pirog made from whole apples, covered with applesauce

Pirog iz tsel’nykh jablok, pokrytykh jablochnoju massoju

Preparation info

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Appears in

A Gift to Young Housewives

By Elena Molokhovets

Published 1992

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  • 15 rather large apples
  • ½ glass each almonds and raisins
  • ¾


Peel and core 10 apples. Bring to a boil twice in water, turn into a coarse sieve, and cool. Stuff with finely ground almonds mixed with raisins and sugar or fill with jam.

Arrange the apples on a platter and cover with the following purée. Bake 5 large apples, rub them while still hot through a fine sieve, sprinkle on ½