- 1 1/2 cups flour
- 3 tbs sugar
- 1 1/2 tsp salt
- 1 tbs yeast
- 1/2 cup butter (softened)
Mix all 2 minutes in blender or food processor.
Separate one egg, put yolk
aside. Add the separated white to three whole eggs and 1/2 cup flour. Add
this to to the rest, beat all in blender again for 2 minutes.
- pinch of saffron in 1 cup warm water
Add enough flour (3-4 cups) to make a soft dough. Knead 8-10 minutes. Let
rise one hour, until double size.
Divide in half to make two loaves. For each loaf, divide into 1/3 and 2/3
pieces. Braid each of these pieces, then put the smaller on top of the
Mix yolk, water, brush tops of loaves. Sprinkle on seeds. Let rise one hour.
- egg yolk from before
- 1 tbs cold water
- poppy seeds
Bake at 400 for 20-25 minutes. Makes two smallish loaves.