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Estonian Kringle / Cinmamon Butter Honey Braided Wreath Bread

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Estonian Kringle is a mouth watering , butter rich , Cinnamon flavored sweet braided bread . Estonian Kringle is one of the oldest traditional recipes which is commonly prepared during Christmas season . Traditionally , APF is used to make this bread . My Kringle Bread is free from Maida and have used honey as one of the main ingredient . Indeed an heajthy wreath bread to relish without any guilt .
Prep Time 3 hrs
Cook Time 55 mins
Total Time 3 hrs 55 mins
Recipe CategoryContains Egg
CuisineEuropean
Servings 5
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Ingredients
  

  • For the dough :
  • Whole Wheat Flour 1 cup
  • Pink Salt 1/4 teaspoon
  • Instant dry Yeast 1 tablespoon
  • Warm milk 1/4 cup
  • Unsalted soft butter 4 tablespoons
  • Egg yolk 1
  • Sugar 1 teaspoon
  • For the filling :
  • Soft Butter 1/4 cup
  • Cinnamon 2 teaspoons
  • Powdered Sugar 1.5 teaspoon
  • Honey 4 tablespoons
  • Pistachio / Almond powder 2 tablespoons
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Instructions
 

  • In a small bowl , mix yeast , sugar in 2 tablespoons warm milk . Wait till frothy .
  • In a wide bowl , take 1 cup whole wheat flour . Add salt . Add one egg yolk . Add 3 tablespoons soft unsalted butter.
  • Mix all together until butter , yolk and flour combines well . Pour in the frothy yeast mixture .
  • Add warm milk gradually and start kneading to a smooth dough . Knead the dough for about 10 minutes. Add one tablespoon soft butter and grease the entire dough .
  • Cover and rest the dough in some warm place for 2 hours or until dough doubles in size . Our proofed dough is ready . Cover and keep for another 5 minutes .
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  • Let’s prepare the filling . Take 1/4 to 1/2 cup soft unsalted butter . Add cinnamon powder , powdered sugar . Add honey and start mixing to a smooth paste .
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  • Coming to the dough , transfer the dough to the counter . knead the dough to let air bubbles escape . Roll the dough into a large rectangular sheet .
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  • Spread the cinnamon , butter, honey filling evenly on the sheet . Reserve little for greasing .
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  • Roll the sheet into a log .
    Estonian Kringle / Cinmamon Butter Honey Braided Wreath Bread - Plattershare - Recipes, food stories and food lovers
  • Leave out the head . Start cutting the log from below the head into two equal half.
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  • Start braiding in opposites . Fold the braid to a wreath joining the ends together .
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  • Transfer the braided wreath to a parchment lined baking tray . Brush cinnamon honey butter filling on the braided wreath .
    Estonian Kringle / Cinmamon Butter Honey Braided Wreath Bread - Plattershare - Recipes, food stories and food lovers
  • Sprinkle pistachio powder throughout the wreath .
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  • Place the bread inside a preheated cooker . Preheating time 10 minutes medium to high . Cover and bake for 50 to 55 minutes in medium heat till golden brown .
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  • Heathy , aromatic Estonian Kringle is ready to serve . Cut and Serve warm . Relish .
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