Easter Bread: Kulich-Cruffin

Easter Bread: Croissant Meets Muffin
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Ingredients

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1 Large eggs room temperature
2 Egg yolks room temperature
80 g Sugar
350 g All-purpose flour
¼ tsp Salt
8 g (1 tbsp) instant dry Yeast
80 ml Milk warm
40 g Butter melted
2 tbsp Orange juice
Zest from ½ Oranges
1½ tsp Vanilla extract
1 tsp Almond extract
For the Filling
100 g Butter room temperature
½ tsp Ground nutmeg
50 g Raisins
50 g Cranberries dried
50 g Almonds sliced, roasted and slightly crushed

Nutritional information

436
Calories
20g
Fat
56.4g
Carbohydrates
8g
Protein
114mg
Cholesterol
193mg
Sodium
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    Easter Bread: Kulich-Cruffin

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    Have you heard of Easter Bread: Kulich-Cruffin before? This recipe is a modern twist on the old-school traditional Easter bread and the only way to really describe it would be a combination of a flaky croissant combined with a muffin-like texture to give you a kulich-cruffin.

    Surprise and impress your guests with this delicious flavor bake of vanilla, orange, almond and nutmeg.

    To make Easter Bread: Kulich-Cruffin, you will need the following ingredients:

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    Steps to make Easter Bread: Kulich-Cruffin

    1
    Done
    2

    Beat eggs

    In a mixing bowl, using an electric mixer on high speed, beat 1 large egg and 2 egg yolks with 80 g of sugar until light, fluffy and doubled in size.

    2
    Done
    1

    Combine dry ingredients

    In a bowl of a stand mixer combine 350 g of flour, 1 tablespoon of instant dry yeast and ¼ teaspoon of salt.

    3
    Done
    2

    Add beaten egg mixture and wet ingredients

    Add the beaten egg mixture along with 40 g melted butter, 80 ml warmed milk, 2 tablespoons orange juice, 1½ teaspoons vanilla extract, 1 teaspoon almond extract, and zest from ½ orange to the bowl of dry ingredients and combine.

    4
    Done
    12

    Knead

    Use the dough hook on an electric mixer to knead the dough for about 10-12 minutes until soft and wet. There is no need to add more flour, the dough should have a stretchy but not sticky consistency.

    5
    Done
    2h

    Rise

    Transfer the dough into a greased bowl, cover with plastic wrap and set aside for about 2 hours to rise until doubled in volume.

    6
    Done
    10

    Roll out dough and add filling

    Roll out dough onto a lightly floured surface and either divide into 2 small breads or leave whole. Working with one bread at a time, spread out into a ⅛-inch thick sheet and evenly spread with 100 g of butter and evenly sprinkle with ½ teaspoon of ground nutmeg, 50 g of raisins, 50 g of cranberries and 50 g of almonds.

    7
    Done
    5

    Prepare bread

    Roll the dough into a log and use a sharp knife to slice into 2 long strands, attached at one end. Carefully, twist the first strand around itself then curl the second strand around the first one, working upwards, hiding the second strand inside the formed dough, cut sides down, with layers working up.

    8
    Done
    1h

    Second rise

    Transfer to 2 x 12 cm diameter panettone springform and cover with plastic wrap. Set aside for about 1 hour to rise again. Take care of butter leaking.

    9
    Done
    40

    Bake

    Bake in a heated oven at 355 °F for about 35 - 40 minutes for smaller breads. If baking one large loaf, first bake for 10 minutes at 390 °F, then reduce the heat to 375 °F and bake for another 25-30 minutes. If needed, cover with aluminum foil to prevent tops from burning. Rest for 10 minutes before transferring to a wire rack to cool completely.

    10
    Done

    Serve

    Dust with some powdered sugar for serving.

    This Easter Bread: Kulich-Cruffin is subtle in flavor yet delicious and mouth wateringly tasty. I’m so interested to hear how your baking experience goes so share your videos and pictures with us online and use our hashtag #cookmerecipes to be in touch!

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    Athina

    OMG! This looks amazing! Thanks for sharing recipe!

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