Kipferl filled with quark.

Kipferl filled with quark

Kipferl are a classic Austrian and German pastry specialty often enjoyed during the Christmas season or on special occasions. This variant adds a delicious quark filling, which gives the crescents a special tenderness. Here are detailed instructions for preparing croissants filled with quark.

For the dough:
250 g flour
125g cold butter, diced
100 g quark
1 pinch of salt
1 teaspoon vanilla sugar
70g sugar
1 egg yolk
1 tablespoon milk
For the curd filling:
200 g quark
50g sugar
1 egg yolk
1 teaspoon vanilla sugar
Lemon zest (optional)
Further ingredients:
Powdered sugar for dusting
Almonds or nuts for sprinkling (optional)