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Mazurkas With Fruit And Nut Topping

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Ingredients
  Raisins/Currants 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Chopped dried apricots 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), chopped
  Diced dried figs/Diced dates 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Chopped candied lemon peel/Chopped orange peel 2⁄3 Cup (10.67 tbs)
  Chopped blanched almonds 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Egg 1
  Egg white 1
  Confectioner's sugar 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Butter 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs), melted
  Lemon juice 1 Tablespoon
  Vanilla extract 1 Teaspoon
  Almonds 2 Ounce, ground about3/4 cup
  Bread crumbs 2 Tablespoon
Directions

Prepare and bake mazurkas as directed.
Do not cut into squares.
For fruit filling, combine apricots and raisins in a saucepan.
Add water.
Bring to boiling.
Cover; remove from heat and let stand 10 minutes.
Drain raisins and apricots.
Combine with other fruits and nuts.
Spread evenly over mazurkas.
For topping, combine egg and egg white with confectioners' sugar.
Beat at high speed until very thick and fluffy, about 7 minutes.
Gradually beat in melted butter, lemon juice, and vanilla extract.
Fold in ground almonds and bread crumbs.
Spread egg mixture over fruit layer.
Bake at 350°F about 15 minutes, or until topping is golden but still moist.
Cool in pan on rack 5 minutes, then cut into squares.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
European
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Baked

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