You have been put in charge one of the desserts for Easter. You have no idea what to make, but you know it has to be decadent, and sweet. This Easter Pastry Wreath recipe will guarantee to please the crowds. Make sure you plan accordingly because this recipe is for two servings and it takes 90 minutes to prepare. Ingredients include flour, dry yeast, butter, eggs, egg yolks, lemon, honey, milk, rum, vanilla, olive oil, chocolate, pastry cream, and candied figs.
- 500 grams flour
- 10 grams dry yeast
- 125 grams butter (softened)
- 2 eggs
- 1 egg yolk
- 1 lemon
- 125 grams honey
- 100 milliliters milk
- 25 milliliters rum
- 1 teaspoon vanilla
- olive oil
- 1 egg (additional, beaten)
- 1 chocolate (purchased Easter egg)
- pastry cream
- 2 figs (candied)
- Preheat the oven to 180 Celsius.
- Place the eggs, egg yolk, vanilla, lemon rind, flour, yeast, and honey into a mixing bowl. Use the mixer to start to form a dough. Add the milk and rum. Mix. Add the butter and beat until incorporated and the dough comes away from the side of the bowl.
- Coat the dough lightly with oil and cover with plastic wrap. Let rest in a warm place for 1 hour until doubled in volume.
- Remove the dough from the bowl, tap to deflate, and divide into two equal portions. Form each into a ball, cover with plastic wrap, and set aside for 10 minutes.
- Make a hole in the middle of each ball of dough and stretch to form a wreath pattern. Place onto a buttered baking sheet, silicone mat, or baking sheet lined with parchment paper. Cover with plastic and let rest in a warm place for 20 minutes, until the dough expands.
- Brush the wreath with the egg, decorate with the pastry cream and figs.
- Bake for 25 minutes, until golden brown. Remove from oven and cool.
- Place the chocolate egg on the wreath to decorate.
PER SERVING *
|Calories1990Calories from Fat680|
|% DAILY VALUE*|
|Calories from Fat680|
|% DAILY VALUE*|
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.