ITALIAN HOLIDAY BREAD (Sallye)

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By
@grandedame

This is a traditional North Italian bread that is served during the holidays. If you don't like the dense and dry taste of traditional fruit cakes, try this one.


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Serves:
yield 10-12 slices per loaf
Prep:
1 Hr 15 Min
Cook:
3 Hr
Method:
Bread Machine

Ingredients

PLACE INGREDIENTS IN BREAD MACHINE IS THIS EXACT ORDER

1-1/3 c
warm milk (105º)
1 large
egg, slightly beaten
3 Tbsp
softened butter
1-1/2 tsp
salt
1 Tbsp
granulated sugar
4 c
bread flour
1 c
dried or candied mixed fruit, diced
2 tsp
anise seed, crushed
1 pkg
rapid rise yeast (2 teaspoons)

Step-By-Step

1Place ingredients in bread machine in exact order as listed in ingredients.

2Set bread machine to basic/white cycle and medium crust.

•••Do not use delay cycle.

3Check dough after it has mixed well. If it is too dry, add liquid 1 teaspoon at a time until a soft, smooth ball forms around the blade. If it is sticky, add 1 teaspoon at a time until smooth ball forms around the blade.

4Start bread machine and cook until cycle is complete.

5Remove from bread machine onto serving platter and drizzle your choice of glaze over it (optional).

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Sweet Breads
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: Italian
Other Tag: For Kids