Sweet Citrus Bread

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Sweet Citrus Bread


550 grams flour
145 grams sugar
2 eggs
125 grams water
50 grams olive oil
1 lemon zest
1 orange zest (and juice)
20 grams bakers yeast (fresh)
1 pinch coarse salt
1 eggs (for brushing)
sugar (for sprinkling)


1In the Bimby cup place the olive oil, orange juice and water. Set to 3 minutes/98°F/speed 2.
2Crumble the yeast into the cup and add the sugar and eggs. Set to 30 seconds/speed 4.
3Add the flour, citrus zest and a pinch of salt. Set to 4 minutes/Vel. spike.
4If the dough is too sticky and does not peel off the sides of the cup, add a little more flour as the dough is mixed.
5Remove the dough from the cup and place in a bowl. Cover with a cloth and let rest in a warm place until doubled in size.
6Grease hands lightly with olive oil and form the dough into 2 balls. Make shallow cuts in the dough with a sharp knife. Place on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper.
7Brush with the beaten egg and sprinkle with sugar.
8Bake at 122°F for about 30 minutes, then increase oven temperature to 356°C. Continue baking for 25-30 minutes.
9Remove from the oven when golden brown. Allow to cool a bit before serving.
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