The original ensaymada
Ensaymada , sweetbread
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Ingredients (8 persons):
2 tsp instant yeast
2/3 lukewarm water
3 1/2 cups of APF
1/3 cup sugar
3 large eggs
1/2 tsp salt
1/4 evaporated milk / fresh milk
1/2 cup unsalted butter(divided cup mixed in the dough, 1/4 cup brushing)
1/2 cup of creamed unsalted butter
1/4-1/2 cup of sugar
How to prepare:
2. Whisk together flour, sugar and salt in a large mixing bowl or stand mixer. Next add dissolved yeast mixture, eggs, milk, 1/4 cup of melted butter, and remaining cup of water. Mix on low speed for 2 mins. Then at medium speed for an additional of 7 mins. Until sticky dough has formed. The dough should be sticky and soft. Transfer dough in a greased bowl &cover with plastic wrap or clean towel. Rest for 15 mins.
3. Line a baking sheet wuth parchment paper or prepare ensaymada.
4. Now time to shape the ensaymada. On a floured surface, roll out or using your palms, flatten each piece of dough into a rectangle. Dust your hands with flour to help prevent the dough from sticking to your fingers. Brush a little melted butter over the top of the dough. Roll dough into a long log. Then turn dough seam side down or seam side inwards, in the direction where you'll start twirling. Genly start rolling or twirling the dough inwards into a swirl or roll. Place it onto the lined pan. loosely cover buns wuth plastic wrap or kitchen towel and let it rise for another 15 mins.
Keywords: Ensaymada, sweetbread