Description Edit

Christmas bread - Cesnica


Christmas bread.

Ingredients Edit

  • 1 kg flour
  • 20 gr yeast
  • 1 cup olive oil
  • salt
  • Optional for sweetness 1 pkg vanilla sugar (Dr. Oetker brand as example)

Directions Edit

  1. Sift 1 kg of flour in a dish. Add 20 gr of yeast, one cup of oil, a bit of salt and knead it with warm water until the dough starts to separate from your hands. Dough should not be too soft, or too hard.
  2. Spread oil on baking pan and place the dough on it and leave it 10 minutes in a warm place.
  3. Perforate the dough with a fork to avoid having empty spaces under the crust.
  4. Christmas bread is usually decorated with bits of dough shaped like birds or braids.
  5. Put the baking pan in the oven heated well.
  6. When the crust is baked, cover it with a sheet of paper that will permit the bread to bake well.
  7. Serve it warm.
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