Walnut Mutekke

Walnut Mutekke

This Walnut Mutekke is perfect for last minute prep!

Made by Samira Damirova (@samira_damirova) of Sam’s Foodie Goods, these tender cookies (which look like croissants, right?) hail from Azerbaijan are perfect to add some different festive flavours to your menu. Complete with honey, walnuts, and oranges, they have all the summery sweet flavours you could possibly want!

RatingDifficultyIntermediate

Prep Time20 minsCook Time50 minsTotal Time1 hr 10 mins

Pastry
 225 g plain flour
 75g butter, cubed and freezed for 30 minutes to 1 hour
 125 sour cream
 1 egg yolk pinch of salt
 1/2 tsp baking powder
Filling
 250g walnuts
 100g sugar
 1 egg white
 1 tbsp honey
 1 orange zest
 1 tsp vanilla extract
 1/2 tsp ground cardamom Icing sugar for dusting

1

Place flour and cubed butter into a bowl of vitamix in listed order and pulse on speed 5 a few times until mixture resembles crumbs (3-5 pulses within 3-4 second intervals).

2

Move the mixture to a bench or a mixing bowl, make a well in the centre and add sour cream and egg yolk. Mix gently until dough comes together. Divide dough into 2 equal pieces, shape into discs, wrap in cling film and set aside to rest for at least 30 minutes.

3

In the meantime make the walnut filling, prepare and line cooking tray and preheat oven to 160C Fan Forced.

4

To make the walnut filling place all ingredients into the bowl of vitamix and pulse on speed 5 until your mixture turns into a paste with some walnuts still remaining in small chunks for texture.

5

Place one of the dough discs onto lightly floured bench and roll to 5mm thick. Cut into 8 triangles like you would with pizza. Place 1 tsp of walnut mixture onto wide end of each triangle, tuck the wide sides and roll towards the end point.

6

Place mutekke cookies on a tray and bake for 20-25 minutes or until golden. Remove from oven, move to a cooling rack. Once cooled roll in icing sugar.

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Ingredients

Pastry
 225 g plain flour
 75g butter, cubed and freezed for 30 minutes to 1 hour
 125 sour cream
 1 egg yolk pinch of salt
 1/2 tsp baking powder
Filling
 250g walnuts
 100g sugar
 1 egg white
 1 tbsp honey
 1 orange zest
 1 tsp vanilla extract
 1/2 tsp ground cardamom Icing sugar for dusting

Directions

1

Place flour and cubed butter into a bowl of vitamix in listed order and pulse on speed 5 a few times until mixture resembles crumbs (3-5 pulses within 3-4 second intervals).

2

Move the mixture to a bench or a mixing bowl, make a well in the centre and add sour cream and egg yolk. Mix gently until dough comes together. Divide dough into 2 equal pieces, shape into discs, wrap in cling film and set aside to rest for at least 30 minutes.

3

In the meantime make the walnut filling, prepare and line cooking tray and preheat oven to 160C Fan Forced.

4

To make the walnut filling place all ingredients into the bowl of vitamix and pulse on speed 5 until your mixture turns into a paste with some walnuts still remaining in small chunks for texture.

5

Place one of the dough discs onto lightly floured bench and roll to 5mm thick. Cut into 8 triangles like you would with pizza. Place 1 tsp of walnut mixture onto wide end of each triangle, tuck the wide sides and roll towards the end point.

6

Place mutekke cookies on a tray and bake for 20-25 minutes or until golden. Remove from oven, move to a cooling rack. Once cooled roll in icing sugar.

Walnut Mutekke

About Sam’s Foodie Goods

Sam’s Foodie Goods was born out of a blog combining Samira’s passion and talent for food and photography. This gradually eventuated into a food photography business to service clientele in the food industries from primary producers, product manufacturers through to service providers such as restaurants, wineries, breweries, and cafes.

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