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Greek Psomi Ellenika Giorti Recipe
|Milk||1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs), scalded|
|Yeast||1 Tablespoon (1 Package)|
|Sugar||3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)|
|Eggs||3 , beaten|
|Mashed potato||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Boiling water||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Baking powder||1⁄4 Teaspoon|
|Flour||6 Cup (96 tbs)|
|Egg yolk||1 , beaten|
Serving size: Complete recipe
Calories 4840 Calories from Fat 1059
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 120 g185.2%
Saturated Fat 66.6 g333%
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 1069 mg
Sodium 481.3 mg20.1%
Total Carbohydrates 827 g275.6%
Dietary Fiber 33.4 g133.8%
Sugars 156.3 g
Protein 113 g225.6%
Vitamin A 77% Vitamin C 74.1%
Calcium 44.6% Iron 216.5%
*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet
Add the yeast and stir until dissolved.
Mix the butter and sugar well in a bowl.
Add the eggs and blend thoroughly.
Stir in the yeast mixture.
Add potato and mix thoroughly.
Add the cinnamon sticks to the boiling water in a saucepan and boil for 5 minutes.
Cool until lukewarm.
Remove the cinnamon sticks and stir liquid into the yeast mixture.
Add the baking powder and enough flour to make a stiff dough and mix well.
Knead on a floured surface until smooth.
Place in a greased large bowl and cover.
Let rise until doubled in bulk.
Divide into 3 parts and shape each part into a long roll.
Place close together on a greased baking sheet and braid.
Brush top with egg yolk and garnish with walnuts or sesame seed.
Bake at 350 degrees for 1 hour.