Christmas bread

Chococcino cake (79 votes)  
 
Préparation: 20 minutes
personnes: 4 sticks
difficulté: low

Cooking process

Christmas bread

The Christmas bread It is a rather soft bread very scenic to be served on the boards of the Christmas holidays. The shape of this bread is reminiscent of Candy Cane, the famous American sugar sticks, typical of the Christmas period. served in a basket centerpiece, adorned with bows arranged on the stem, this bread will make a great impression, making the whole spirit of the holidays.

The Christmas bread, prepared with this simple recipe, is realized in a short time, soft, damp lasts for several days, you can just close it in a freezer bag, removing as much air as possible once cooled. When you serve will see that even the kids will love these delicious sticks ... and if you want to have even more extravagant forms, perhaps portions, prepared of the smaller sticks, you will realize eight, for example, getting the big sticks half than the ones that I did.

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How to make Christmas bread

Christmas bread is a simple bread with the characteristic shape of Christmas poles, type Candy Cane. Adorned the sticks with some bow and Christmas is served!

Ingredients (4 sticks)

300 grams of flour 00
300 grams of flour Manitoba
250 grams of water
100 grams of milk
50 grams of olive oil (Extra virgin)
50 g butter (Softened)
25 g of yeast (fresh)
10 grams of sugar
1 teaspoon barley malt (optional)
9 grams of salt


Preparation

    To prepare Christmas bread brought together in a bowl the flour, salt, sugar and barley malt, add the oil and begin to knead.
    Christmas bread
    Christmas bread
    As you work, add flush water and warm milk in which you have dissolved the beer and cube of yeast as soon as the liquid they will have been absorbed from mixing also add the softened butter into small pieces.
    Christmas bread
    Christmas bread
    Knead until the dough is smooth and elastic dough, put it in a bowl, cover and leave to rise until doubled, it will take at least 3-4 hours.
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    Christmas bread
    At this point, resume the dough, deflate it and divide it into four parts, with each consisting of about 50 cm long loaves, round them a bit 'of themselves and bend one end to form the handle sticks, arranged as the sticks on a baking sheet lined with greaseproof paper.
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    Christmas bread
    Engrave the sticks with a knife from the sharp blade and let rise for another hour.
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    Christmas bread
    After the second rising bread bake in a preheated oven at 200 degrees for 15-20 minutes, then the oven and let cool.
    Your Christmas bread is ready!
    Christmas bread
In this recipe it was used Manitoba flour de The Magic Flours - The Count