German Filled Hoernchen Recipe

Ingredients
<br>- 2 ¼ cups all-purpose flour
<br>- 1 pinch salt
<br>- ⅓ cup superfine sugar
<br>- ⅓ cup ground almonds
<br>- ⅔ cup butter
<br>- 1  egg, beaten
<br>- 1 tablespoon white wine
<br>- 1 tablespoon rum
<br>- 2 teaspoons lemon zest
<br>- 3 tablespoons butter, melted
<br>- ½ cup fruit preserves, any flavor
<br>- 1  egg yolk, beaten
<br><p></p>Directions
<br>step 1: In a medium bowl, stir together the flour, salt, sugar and almonds. Cut in the 2/3 cup butter until the mixture is crumbly. Add egg, wine, rum and lemon zest. Mix gently until well blended. Adjust the flour if necessary to make a stiff dough. On a lightly floured surface, knead the dough briefly, shape into a ball, wrap and chill for at least one hour or until firm.
<br>step 2: Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
<br>step 3: On a floured surface, roll the dough out to less than 1/4 inch in thickness. Brush with melted butter and cut into triangles about three inches across. Place a dab of jam along one side of each triangle and roll up from the jam end to the point. Seal with a dab of water if necessary. Place pastry horn onto an ungreased cookie sheet and brush with beaten egg yolk.
<br>step 4: Bake for 20 to 25 minutes in the preheated oven, until crisp and golden. Dust with confectioners' sugar if desired.
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Ingredients
- 2 ¼ cups all-purpose flour
- 1 pinch salt
- ⅓ cup superfine sugar
- ⅓ cup ground almonds
- ⅔ cup butter
- 1 egg, beaten
- 1 tablespoon white wine
- 1 tablespoon rum
- 2 teaspoons lemon zest
- 3 tablespoons butter, melted
- ½ cup fruit preserves, any flavor
- 1 egg yolk, beaten

Directions
step 1: In a medium bowl, stir together the flour, salt, sugar and almonds. Cut in the 2/3 cup butter until the mixture is crumbly. Add egg, wine, rum and lemon zest. Mix gently until well blended. Adjust the flour if necessary to make a stiff dough. On a lightly floured surface, knead the dough briefly, shape into a ball, wrap and chill for at least one hour or until firm.
step 2: Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
step 3: On a floured surface, roll the dough out to less than 1/4 inch in thickness. Brush with melted butter and cut into triangles about three inches across. Place a dab of jam along one side of each triangle and roll up from the jam end to the point. Seal with a dab of water if necessary. Place pastry horn onto an ungreased cookie sheet and brush with beaten egg yolk.
step 4: Bake for 20 to 25 minutes in the preheated oven, until crisp and golden. Dust with confectioners' sugar if desired.

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