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Papanash Cheese Patties with Cranberries
Papanash are usually sweet cheese doughnuts, patties or cooked
dumplings. The most common Papanash are the deep fried Doughnuts. I
make them every now and then. But personally, I like this version
with cranberries better as well as another one with a crunchy
2 cups Farmer
cheese or Ricotta cheese
5 Tbs sugar
1 tsp vanilla extract
A pinch of salt
A bit of lemon and orange zest
6-7 Tbs sifted flour
1/2 cup dried cranberries or raisins or dried blueberries
Canola oil or Butter for frying
all the ingredients and let the mixture set in the
refrigerator for at least one hour before frying.
2. Heat the olive oil in a frying pan.
3. Make little cheese balls (wash your hands from time to
time because they’ll get sticky).
4. When the oil is warm enough, fry the patties on medium
heat for about 2-3 minutes on each side.