Butterhorns

6
Donna Nelson

By
@donna_mgc

another old recipe my mom would make. I loved helping making and twisting the dough. And of course the topping!

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Comments:
Serves:
12-14
Prep:
4 Hr 15 Min
Cook:
15 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

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2 c
ap flour
1 1/2 Tbsp
sugar
1/2 tsp
salt
1/2 c
butter
1 tsp
sugar
1/4 c
warm water
1 pkg
yeast
1/2 c
milk
1
egg

How to Make Butterhorns

Step-by-Step

  • 1Mix together the first four ingredients as for pastry and set aside.
  • 2Set yeast in warm water and sugar, set aside for 10 minutes. Scald milk, cool and add egg. Add yeast to egg and milk and mix. Make a well in the pastry mixture, add the liquid all at once and mix thoroughly. Cover tightly in bowl with waxed paper and damp cloth and refrigerate at least 2 hours, no longer than 48 hrs.
  • 3Remove from fridge, flour board well and roll out paste to rectangle. Cut into 1" wide x 12" long strips (I use a pizza cutter). Twist and make into a circular shape. Place on greased or parchment papered cookie sheet and let rise 1 1/2 hours. Bake 12-15 minutes at 400F. Frost and sprinkle with your choice of nuts or coconut. toasted coconut is my personal favorite.
  • 4We used a very thin frosting of icing sugar and milk.

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About Butterhorns

Course/Dish: Sweet Breads
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: Canadian
Other Tag: Heirloom




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