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Posni Kolaci

Here is an easy recipe for vegan cookies with no oil for Lent (posni kolaci za Veligdenskite posti). 




Ingredients

  • 200g white sugar
  • 2 tbsp honey
  • 2 ripe mashed bananas
  • 1 tbsp baking powder
  • 50g ground walnuts
  • 1 tbsp vanilla extract
  • 500g plain flour (approximate)
  • Icing sugar

Method
  1. Melt the honey, sugar, vanilla and bananas in a bowl over hot steam (I placed a stainless steel bowl over a saucepan full of boiling hot water), stirring constantly until combined
  2. Remove bowl from steam and mix in baking powder. Leave to cool
  3. Once cooled, add walnuts and flour and combine well
  4. Knead in to a dough, using additional flour to ensure that the dough is not sticky
  5. Roll out dough on to a heavily floured surface roughly 1/2cm thick (I found that the dough became quite sticky once rolled)
  6. Use a cookie cutter to cut out shapes then place on baking paper
  7. Bake for roughly 10 minutes at 180 degrees Celsius
  8. Sprinkle with icing sugar

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