Yeast plait

Tags: Homemade bread
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A sweet made with intensely flavoured leavened dough, with a tasty filling of delicious raisins or chopped walnuts.

Ingredients

500 g
50 g
raisins
1 pinch/es of
salt
3 tbsp
raw cane sugar
1 tsp
xanthan gum
1 tbsp
grated lemon peel
1 package
dry yeast
or
21 g
fresh yeast
1
egg
30 g
butter at room temperature
450 ml
lukewarm milk
1
egg yolk
a little bit of
milk
a little bit of
sugar

Preparation

  • Put the raisins in boiling water for about 2 minutes and then drain them.
  • Mix the flour, salt, sugar, xanthan gum, lemon zest and yeast.
  • Beat the egg and butter with the milk and add to the flour.
  • Knead until it becomes a soft puffy dough.
  • Finally add the raisins.
  • Let the dough sit in a warm place for about an hour.
  • Divide the dough in half and form three rolls from each half. If necessary, add more flour.
  • Form two braids.
  • Place braids on a baking sheet covered with oven parchment and let sit for half an hour.
  • Brush with milk and egg yolk.
  • Sprinkle with sugar granules and bake in a preheated oven at 200° C for about 30 minutes.
  • The dough can also be used to make raisin buns.
  • Shape into balls with wet hands, place them on oven parchment and let sit as shown above.

At a glance

Preparation time
70 min
Cooking time
30 min
Temperature
200°C
Cooling time
30 min
Difficulty
medium

Nutritional information

per 100g
protein 4g
fat 5g
carbs 43g
kcal 232
kj 980
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