1: Ingredients (for 1Kg)

  • 40g of beer yeast

  • 1 teaspoon of sugar

  • ½ warm water cup

  • 1 tbsp of flour

  • 100g of melted fat

  • 3 large eggs

  • 1 lemon zest

  • 1 orange zest

  • 1 teaspoon of vanilla essence

  • 10 drops os sweet bread essence

  • ½ warm milk cup

  • ½ k of flour

  • Sugar, 100 gr.

  • Salt, 1 tea spoon.

  • Raisins, nuts, almonds, dried fruits…

  • 250g of icing sugar

2: Method

Dissolve yeast, 1 tbsp of sugar and 1 tbsp of flour in ½ cup of warm water. Stir the mixture until a fine froth appears. Cover and let rise in a warm place.

Beat eggs with the essences. Mix well. Gradually add the melted fat, milk lemon zest and orange zest. Beat well after each addition.

In a bowl, mix ½ k of flour, a tsp of salt, 100g of sugar and some dried fruits (keep some of them to decorate at the end). Place this mixture onto a floured table making a crown shape. Make a well in the centre and add the yeast’s froth and the beaten eggs with fat. Knead with your hands.

Place the dough in a bowl and let rise until doubled.

Knead again and place over a paper pan. Brush the top with fat. Let rise until the dough exceeds the top edge.

Pre-heat the oven at 150ºC

Bake in oven for 45-50minutes aprox. or until a deep golden brown.

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