Easter Cake

L'Antro dell'Alchimista
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Easter Cake
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Description

Traditional Italian Easter cakes strike the right tone for the holiday while ushing in spring. This recipe features vanilla extract, lemon zest, nutmeg and white wine in the batter, ingredients that set a fragrant tone for the colorful cake. Constructed from risen dough balls that are butted up against one another, brushed with an egg wash and scattered with slivered almonds, it bakes until tender and cohesive.

Ingredients

450 grams flour
100 grams flour
1 teaspoon yeast
3 eggs
80 grams sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 lemon
1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
125 milliliters white wine
125 milliliters milk (warmed)
100 grams butter (melted)
salt
50 grams slivered almonds

Directions

1In a large bowl, sieve the both flours and mix with the yeast.
2Make a well in the center and add the 2 of the eggs, plus the sugar, vanilla, lemon zest, nutmeg, wine, milk, and butter.
3Mix together in a stand mixer and add half of the almonds and mix again.
4Continue to beat for 10 minutes until the mixture leaves the sides and forms a smooth dough ball.
5Cover the bowl and leave to rise in a warm place until doubled in size, about 1 1/2 hours.
6Divide the dough into 4 parts and shape into balls, pressing down very gently.
7Line a 26-centimeter baking pan with parchment paper and place the dough balls close to each other in the pan.
8Cover and leave to rise for 20 minutes.
9Preheat the oven to 170 degrees Celsius.
10Brush with beaten egg and sprinkle with remaining almonds.
11Bake at the bottom of the oven for 40 minutes.
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NutritionView more

940Calories
Sodium18%DV420mg
Fat49%DV32g
Protein47%DV24g
Carbs45%DV134g
Fiber28%DV7g

PER SERVING *

Calories940Calories from Fat290
% DAILY VALUE*
Total Fat32g49%
Saturated Fat15g75%
Trans Fat
Cholesterol215mg72%
Sodium420mg18%
Potassium440mg13%
Protein24g47%
Calories from Fat290
% DAILY VALUE*
Total Carbohydrate134g45%
Dietary Fiber7g28%
Sugars23g46%
Vitamin A
Vitamin C
Calcium
Iron

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.