Date: Thu, 21.03.19 07:03
St. Basil 08
Title: Vasilopita (St. Basil Bread)
Yield: 10 Servings
6 Env dry yeast
2 c Scalded milk
2 c Sugar
1 lb Butter softened
1 tb Salt
12 lg Eggs; room temp, beaten
5 lb Flour
Dissolve yeast in scalded milk and let it cool until you
can put your finger in it and count to 10.
Add 1/4 cup of sugar and 1/4 cup flour and allow it to
rise and froth.
Whip butter until creamy and add eggs, when mixed add
Start adding the flour to make the dough come together,
remove from mixer and add flour as needed to be able to
Knead for 10 minutes or until dough is elastic.
Let rise until it doubles in size, punch the dough and
reshape it and let rise again.
Bake at 350°F/175°C for 30 minutes - If you made small
loaves, or 1 hour and 15 minutes for a large loaf.
TIP: cover with foil if you think it is getting to brown
before the cooking time is complete, it will need to stay
in the oven to get done
Serves 8 - 12
RECIPE FROM: http://www.recipesource.com
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