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Potato Casserole from the Mühlviertel - Austrian Specialties


Mühlviertler potato casserole - specialties from Austria

This Mühlviertler potato casserole is one of the Austrian specialties that we like to introduce. The Mühlviertler wasp nests combine potatoes with sweet ingredients. A rather rare way of processing the healthy tuber. The Kartoffelmehlspeise is our visit to the monastery refectory in the Pen Schlägl in Aigen im Mühlviertel been served up. Austria is famous for its pastries. However, I know few in which one processes potatoes. The influence of Bohemian and Bavarian cuisine probably plays a role here, because in both neighboring countries potatoes can be found in many different dishes.

That's one of the reasons why I like this dish especially well. Growing up on the Bavarian side in a region where potatoes are processed in a variety of ways, potato specialties have been one of my favorite foods since childhood. So I am all the happier if I can extend my collection of potato dishes with a new recipe. Plus, if it's one that's as easy to prepare as the wasp nests. This Mühlviertler potato casserole is now one of the dishes that we got to know on our travels and now cook regularly at home.

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Recipe for the Mühlviertel potato casserole

Ingredients for Mühlviertler Wasp Nests (4 portions)


500 g floury cooking potatoes
150 g flour
1 EL soft butter
1 egg


750 g apples
60 g melted butter
30 g raisins
50 g of brown sugar


250 ml of milk

So you prepare the Mühlviertler potato casserole

Cook the potatoes and peel them. Press them through the Ricer *, Knead potatoes, flour, butter, egg and a little salt into a smooth dough.

Prank one Casserole dish * with butter off. Preheat the oven to 170 ° C. Peel the apples. Remove the core house. Cut the apples into thin slices.

Roll out the dough on a floured work surface about 5 mm thick. Butter it. Sprinkle apples and raisins on it. Sprinkle with a mixture of cinnamon and sugar. This makes the Mühlviertler potato casserole particularly tasty.

Roll the dough like a whirlpool. Divide the rolling pin into 5 cm thick slices. Place these upright in the casserole dish. Then coat the dough pieces with liquid butter and bake for about 60 minutes on the middle tray Oven*.

Pour milk over 10 minutes before the end of the baking time. You can serve the Mühlviertler Wasp Nests hot or cold. If you like you can sprinkle with cinnamon and sugar over it. It tastes best to a compote (eg rhubarb or plum). Bon appetit and let you taste the Mühlviertler potato casserole.


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