Kougoloff

This is a very rich bread, with lots of fruits and complex flavors. You want to make this for special occasions it will take all the attention of the party.

Ingredients

11250gr High Gluten Flour 75gr sugar 112gr Acacia Honey 30gr salt 45gr Fresh yeast 450gr eggs 150gr milk 1050gr butter 90gr 40%chocolate 200gr macerated raisins 300gr 70% chocolate 100gr Candied Lemon 100gr Candied Orange 100gr Macerated Apricots Powder Sugar For decorations

Nutritional information

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Instructions

Place the Milk, Eggs, sugar, and inverted Sugar together. Place the flour and salt in the bowl and mix for about 10 minutes on speed one. Add the butter slowly in cubes. Mix for about 5 minutes on 1 and on 5 minutes on two or so. Keep mixing till you have somewhat elastic dough. Introduce the raisins, apricots, and candied citrus. Mix for another minute or so till all the fruit its inside. Take out for the bowl and ferment on a bowl for about 2 hours at around 20-24 degrees. Punch the dough and keep in the cooler till next day. Next day, take some almonds and hydrate them in water for a few hours so they don’t burn in the process of baking. Take the dough out at room temperature for 30 minutes before placing in the mold. Place some almonds in the bottom of the molds. Shape into a ball and Place the dough in the molds. Allow it to ferment for about 1 hr at 28 degrees until the dough has come up a little bit. Fire up in the oven at 200 degrees C. Once the bread is golden brown take it out of the oven, and sprinkle some power sugar to decorate.