Short Dough for Sweet Pirozhki

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Preparation info
  • 2 Dozen

    • Difficulty


Appears in
A Taste of Russia

By Darra Goldstein

Published 1983

  • About

Sweet pirozhki made from this dough are irresistible, as the servant Natasha in Fyodor Sologub’s novel The Petty Demon knows. She wants to steal a pirozhok and eat it on the sly, but because the pastries are so rich they leave a trace on the baking sheet, and Natasha’s suspicious mistress always examines the sheet to see if the number of buttery patterns left on it matches the number of pirozhki brought to the table. Natasha is afraid of being caught, so she doesn’t yie