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  • 2 1/2 tsp dry yeast
  • 2tbsp water
  • 2 3/4 cups bread flour
  • 2tbsp sugar
  • 1 1/2 tsp salt
  • 5 medium eggs, beaten
  • 1tbs melted butter, to brush bowl
  • 12 tbsp unsalted butter, softened, plus extra to brush molds
  • egg glaze, made with 1 egg yolk and 1tbsp water


Level of difficulty Average
Preparation time 15mins
Cooking time 20mins
Cost Average budget


Step 1

sprinkle the yeast into the water in a bowl let for 5 minutes.

Step 2

mix four, sugar, salt in a large bowl. make a well in the center and add the dissolved yeast and beaten eggs. mix in the flour to form a soft, moist but manageable dough.

Step 3

turn the dough out onto a lightly floured work surface.
knead until elastic, about 10 minutes.grease a large bowl with the melted butter, place the dough in the bowl, cover with dish towel and let rise until doubled in size. about 1-1 1/2 hours.

Step 4

turn out onto lightly floured work surface.n divide the dough into ten pieces. pinch off about a quarter of each pieces of dough into smooth balls. and do what di you like for shapes. brush the top of the dough with egg glaze, place the molds on a baking sheet. bake in the preheated oven for 15-20 minutes, until glossy and golden, turn out and cool on a wire rack


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  • 2 large water or soda bottles (empty)
  • 2 cups flour
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 2 sticks butter
  • 6 eggs
  • 1 tbsp baking powder
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 4 tbsp cocoa powder


  1. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  2. Ready 2 large plastic bottles, cleaned and dried.
  3. Add 1 cup of flour to each bottle.
  4. Add 1/2 cup of sugar to each.
  5. Melt butter, then add equal halves to each bottle.
  6. Add 6 eggs, 3 in each.
  7. Add 1/2 tbsp of baking powder to each.
  8. Add 1/2 cup of heavy cream to each.
  9. Shake the bottles thoroughly until the contents are well mixed.
  10. In one of the bottles only, add the cocoa powder.
  11. Beginning with the cocoa powder mixture, add a dolop of batter to the center of a circular
  12. baking tin. Do the same with the other mixture, placing the dolop directly in the center of the previous one.
  13. Continue with alternating additions of each mixture until all batter is used and the tin is full.
  14. Place in the oven and bake for 30 minutes.
  15. Serve and enjoy!

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