Non Plus Ultra
Traditional EASTER Pastry
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If you enjoy meringues and linzer type pastries, you will love Non Plus Ultra which is one of the most
popular pastries of Hungary for Easter.

However, if you serve this dessert during your Easter holidays you will have to make it often as your
family will surely fall in love with this delectable little wonder. So lets start baking (make a few
batches as it will disappear in no time)
For Dough:

400         grams of all purpose flour
1              pack of vanilla sugar
1              zest of a lemon
400         grams of unsalted butter
4              egg yolks
1              tablespoons of sugar
             Pinch of salt
For Meringue Glaze:

4              Egg Whites
1/4           teaspoon of Cream of Tartar
1              pack of vanilla sugar
400         grams of sugar
Mix Together all the ingredients for the dough in a large mixing bowl. Once all combined, form a
ball, cover with plastic wrap and let chill for a few minutes in the fridge
Lightly dust countertop with
powdered sugar
Roll out dough to about  ¼ inch thick (4 mm)
Cut out small disks with an
apricot size cookie cutter or
shot glass
Place each cookie on a
parchment lined baking sheet
Whip up egg whites with
vanilla sugar, Cream of Tartar
until stiff peaks form
Slowly add powdered sugar.  
Whip until thick and stiff.  
Place egg whites in a piping
Squeeze small hills on top of
each cookie
Preheat oven to 250F
(180C)  Bake for about 20-25
minutes Remove and cool
on wire rack
Glue together cookies (2 cookies) by spreading a little apricot
jam on cookie side of one and stick another cookie to it
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