30 grams bakers yeast (fresh)
500 grams flour
1/4 liters whole milk
80 grams caster sugar
120 grams butter (soft)
2 egg yolks
1 whole eggs
2 tablespoons raisins
1 tablespoon orange flower water
1 eggs (for gilding plus 1 tablespoon of milk)
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1In a small bowl mix the yeast with a coffeespoon of sugar, 1 tablespoon flour and 3 tablespoons of milk (taken in the above mentioned measures).
2Allow the mixture to double in volume.
3In the mixer bowl pour the eggs (2 yolks and 1 whole egg), sugar, orange blossom water, butter and then mix.
4Add the mixture with the yeast, flour, milk and raisins. Knead for about 7-10 minutes to get a smooth paste.
5Cover the bowl with a dry cloth and let the dough double in volume.
6On a lightly floured work surface , place the dough, degas it by pressing on it with your fist.
7Divide it into 12 equal portions, make balls.
8Place the balls on a baking sheet covered with parchment paper.
9With the help of a scissors cut the dough in 3 large notches .
10Brown them with the brush with the remaining egg. Dilute it with a tablespoon of milk. Preheat the oven to 170°C and let the buns rise while preheat your oven.
11Bake for about 25 to 30 minutes so that they get well browned.
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|Calories290Calories from Fat100|
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* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
Brandi R. 5 Jul 2015
Ok, I have read about this special bread for years and just had to try it for myself. It was something that I did with my children for Easter. They were so excited to see their colored eggs in the pretty roll of bread. The bread was tasty, also. Perfect addition to an Easter brunch!