• 16 g dry active Yeast

  • 6 tablespoons warm Water or milk

  • 0.75 teaspoon Salt

  • 2 tablespoons Sugar

  • 500 g Flour

  • 6 large Eggs lightly beaten

  • 175 g Butter


  • 1.

    Stir the yeast into the warm water (or milk), with the salt and sugar.

  • 2.

    Set aside for five minutes to dissolve.

  • 3.

    Put the flour in a bowl and make a well in it.

  • 4.

    Put the eggs and the yeast mixture in the well.

  • 5.

    Mix it, drawing in the flour, to make a soft, sticky dough.

  • 6.

    Work the dough, lifting and slapping, until it becomes soft and very smooth and elastic. . (This process is a long and difficult job by hand. A mixer with hook attachment is great if you have one.)

  • 7.

    Knead the butter to soften it to the same texture as the dough.

  • 8.

    Now, work in the butter a piece at a time, again to create a smooth, sticky dough. (Again, the mixer will make that easy.)

  • 9.

    Let the dough rise at room temperature in a covered bowl for two hours.

  • 10.

    Punch down the risen dough.

  • 11.

    Put it back in a bowl, cover, and refrigerate overnight to double.

  • 12.

    Shape the bread, let it rise 1-1/2 hours in the pan.

  • 13.

    Glaze with yolk and milk wash.

  • 14.

    Bake the loaves at 425ºF/220°C for 40 to 45 minutes.

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Posted by MosheReport
A great welcoming for delicate breakfast, enjoyed , "as usual" ;))
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Laura, I just love your show.
I wish there were video's here.