Easter wreath / Osterkranz

Easter wreath / Osterkranz
 
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Ingredients

Ingredients
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  • 500g plain (spelt) wheat flour
  • 50g sugar
  • 42g lump of yeast
  • 250ml whole milk, lukewarm
  • 50g unsalted butter
  • 1 pinch of salt
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tbsp vanilla sugar
  • lemon zest of one lemon
  • 1 egg yolk, lightly beaten
  • 4-6 hard boiled and colored eggs
Take eggs and butter out of the fridge.
Sieve flour in a bowl, add sugar and make a well.
Pour in tepid milk and add crumbled yeast.
Cover and put in a warm place to let rise for 15 min.
Add butter, salt, egg, vanilla sugar, lemon zest and knead very well until the dough peels away from your hands and the bowl.
Cover and put in a warm place again to rise to double size for about one hour.
Knead and divide the dough into 4-6 equal parts. Divide each into 3 equal parts and form about 30 cm rolls of each part. Put the ends together and make a plait. Connect the ends and form a wreath.
Put the 4-6 wreaths on baking tray with a sheet of baking paper. Brush all wreaths with the egg yolk. Place the hard boiled eggs in the middle of each wreath.
Put in the cold oven and set temperature to 180°C. Bake for 20-30 min.

Easter wreath / Osterkranz

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A traditional Swabian sweet bread served on the Easter Days.

Method


Take eggs and butter out of the fridge.
Sieve flour in a bowl, add sugar and make a well.
Pour in tepid milk and add crumbled yeast.
Cover and put in a warm place to let rise for 15 min.
Add butter, salt, egg, vanilla sugar, lemon zest and knead very well until the dough peels away from your hands and the bowl.
Cover and put in a warm place again to rise to double size for about one hour.
Knead and divide the dough into 4-6 equal parts. Divide each into 3 equal parts and form about 30 cm rolls of each part. Put the ends together and make a plait. Connect the ends and form a wreath.
Put the 4-6 wreaths on baking tray with a sheet of baking paper. Brush all wreaths with the egg yolk. Place the hard boiled eggs in the middle of each wreath.
Put in the cold oven and set temperature to 180°C. Bake for 20-30 min.
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