For our Easter Brunch with the family I baked different goodies: a varity of roles, easter bunny buns, a cake with rice pudding and an Easter Bread. The Easter Bread is this year nearly a brioche as it contains a generous amount of butter. The amount of butter and the addition of fruits and nuts makes it necessary to knead the dough to full gluten development. This needs some patient but you will be rewarded with a tender and light crumb which can be torn into long pieces.
The subtle flavour of the sweet starter is accomplished by a mixture of vanila, orange zest and saffron. As an addition the dough contains raisin, almonds and pearl sugar which makes it one of the richer ones in my repertoire. It is a delicious bread which needs no spread, even butter is not necessary, it is able to shine all by its self! Continue reading
Thanks everyone for participating! I am still stunned from all of this delicoius entries. What a delicious breakfast table! It gave me a lot of ideas of what I want to bake in near future. I think I have to start on top of the List and bake my way down to the bottom.
I recived 48 entries from 13 countries: Germany, Brasil, United States, Saudi Arabia, UK, India, Italy, Spain, Austria, France, Canada, Guatemala, Portugal. I did not sort the list but place the entries in order of submission.
I try to leave a comment on every site, but on some it was not possible, because I did not own the right type of account. So let me tell here again: You all did a great job, I enjoy reading each post and seeing all of this delicious breads!
The host of next Bread Baking Day is Nick from IMAfoodblog. The announcement of the theme will be online on 6. august so make sure you visit their page then!