Sour Cream Kolatchen

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Appears in

The Settlement Cook Book

By Lizzie Black Kander

Published 1903

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  • ½ cup butter
  • 5 yolks
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • Grated rind of a lemon
  • 1 cup thick sour cream
  • 1 oz. (2 cakes) yeast dissolved in 2 tablespoons lukewarm milk
  • 3 cups flour
  • ¼ lb. raisins or candied cherries


Cream the butter, add eggs, sugar, lemon rind and sour cream and the yeast dissolved with a little sugar in the lukewarm milk. Stir all together and add the flour; mix and drop from end of teaspoon on well greased pans. Let rise until light in a warm place. Place a raisin or cherry on the top of each cake, spread with beaten white of egg, sprinkle with sugar and bake to minutes in a hot oven.