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Greek Wedding Ring Recipe
|Whole wheat flour||2 Cup (32 tbs)|
|All purpose flour||2 Cup (32 tbs)|
|Milk||1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)|
|Grated lemon rind||2 Tablespoon|
|Grated orange rind||2 Tablespoon|
|Butter/Margarine||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Anise seed||1⁄2 Teaspoon|
|Honey||1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)|
|Salt||1 1⁄2 Teaspoon|
|Eggs||3 , beaten|
|Eggs||1 , separated|
Calories 299 Calories from Fat 105
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 12 g18.4%
Saturated Fat 6.6 g33.2%
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 96.3 mg
Sodium 281.4 mg11.7%
Total Carbohydrates 42 g13.9%
Dietary Fiber 4 g15.9%
Sugars 8.8 g
Protein 9 g17.2%
Vitamin A 7.8% Vitamin C 11.2%
Calcium 6.5% Iron 13.1%
*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet
Mix the 1 1/2 cups milk, lemon and orange rind, butter or margarine, anise seed, honey, and salt in a small saucepan.
Heat to 115Â° (lukewarm).
Add to the flour and yeast in the Bosch bowl.
Add the 3 eggs.
Knead for 10 minutes.
Turn dough out onto a lightly greased surface.
Pinch off about I cup dough, and set aside.
Roll remaining dough into a 12 x 18 inch rectangle.
Roll up dough, beginning at the 18 inch edge.
Form into a circle.
Position on a greased pizza pan or large baking sheet, pressing the two ends together.
Slightly beat the egg white, and brush the ring.
With the rolling pin, roll out the reserved 1 cup dough to '/4-inch thickness.
Using kitchen shears, cut out diamonds, hearts, flowers, strips for dainty braids, or other decorations.
Attractively position cutouts on the dough ring, and gently push into place so they will not come off as the bread raises.
Brush entire loaf with the remaining egg yolk mixed with 1 tablespoon milk.
Let rise 1 hour or until double.
Bake in a 350Â° F.oven for 45 minutes.
Remove from pan, and brush with melted butter or margarine.