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Place 1/2 cup milk in a cup or small bowl. Stir
in sugar and
sprinkle yeast over the top. Set aside until foamy, about 10 minutes.
Pour the remaining milk into a large bowl.
Add the melted butter, egg, salt and 1 cup of flour
to the large
bowl with the milk. Stir in the yeast mixture. Mix in flour 1 cup at
a time until dough pulls away from the sides of the bowl and doesn't
stick to your hands. Cover the bowl loosely and set in a warm place
to rise for about 1 hour. Dough should almost triple in size.
While you wait for the dough to rise, melt the
remaining butter in
a large skillet over medium heat. Add cabbage and cook, stirring
frequently, until cabbage has wilted. Mix in the eggs and season with
salt and pepper. Continue to cook, stirring occasionally until
cabbage is tender. Set this aside for the filling.
Place the risen dough onto a floured surface and
gently form into a
long snake about 2 inches wide. Cut into 1 inch pieces and roll each
piece into a ball. Flatten the balls by hand until they are 4 to 5
inches across. Place a spoonful of the cabbage filling in the center
and fold in half to enclose. Pinch the edges together to seal in the
Preheat the oven to 400F. Line one or two baking
aluminum foil. Place the pirozhki onto the baking sheet, leaving
room between them for them to grow. Bake for 20 minutes in the
preheated oven, or until golden brown.