Easy Yeast Dough/Hungarian Cake/Dessert
The dough can be shaped into a cross at Easter or a wreath at Christmas. We put candied fruit cherries on top too.
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- 1 c
- 1/2 c
- 1 tsp
- 1/2 c
- 1 pkg
- active dry yeast
- 1/4 c
- very warm water
- 4 c
- unsifted flour
- nut filling recipe to follow.
1Scald milk. Mix in sugar, salt and margarine. Cool to lukewarm.
2Dissolve yeast in warm water (about 105’-115’).
3Add cooled milk mixture, egg and 2 cups flour. Beat until smooth with electric mixer if desired. Add 1/2 cup more flour and beat again.
4Beat additional 1 1/2 cups flour by hand. Cover with aluminum foil and refrigerate from 2 hours up to 2 full days.
5Remove from refrigerator and roll out on floured surface. At this time, heat oven to 350’-375’.
6Fill with Nut Filling*** Recipe to follow.
7Cover and let rise until doubled, about 1 hour.
8Brush with egg yolks and a little water before baking to make a shiny surface. Bake at 350’-375’ for 25 minutes.