South of France "Fruit Cake" - Fougasse

Holiday
Cook time: 3.0
Servings: 0

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons Dry Yeast
  • 5 oz Warm Milk
  • 1 (3 1/2 cup) Bread Flour
  • 3 tablespoons Sugar
  • 1 teaspoon Salt
  • 6 Eggs (beaten and warm)
  • 1/2 lb Butter (softened)
  • 1 Lemon Grind (grated very fine)
  • 4 teaspoons Poppy Seeds
  • 2 tablespoons Crystallized Sugar
  • Egg Wash (2 yolks beaten with 2 tsp. water)

  1. --Proof yeast in milk and 1 tsp. sugar --Incorporate rest of sugar and flour in bowl --Add eggs to yeast mixture, mixing throughly and set aside to rise to triple the size --Knock down dough and mix in softened butter throughly
  2. --Add lemon peel and poppy seeds --Refrigerate at least 2 hours until dough is chilled --Remove from refrigerator and devide in half --Shape into long loaves or braid --Let rise to double the size --Brush with Egg wash and sprinkle with Crystallized sugar
  3. --Bake at 350 degrees for 25 minutes in convection oven.

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