Cinnamon Spiced Pull-Apart Snowflake Bread
- 2 hr 20 min
In bowl of electric mixer, combine 2 cups flour, sugar, yeast and
salt; set aside.
small saucepan, combine water and butter over low heat. Cook for 3 to 5 minutes
or until butter is partially melted and water is warm but not hot to the touch.
Add to flour mixture along with egg.
dough hook attachment, beat for 2 minutes on medium speed, scraping down side
of bowl occasionally. Add 1 cup flour; beat for 2 minutes at high speed,
scraping bowl side of bowl occasionally. Stir in enough of the remaining flour until
dough forms a ball.
lightly floured surface, knead for 6 to 8 minutes or until smooth and elastic,
and dough springs back when lightly pressed with 2 fingers. Cover with towel;
let stand for 10 minutes.
In small bowl, mix together sugar, butter and cinnamon. Set aside.
oven to 350ºF (180ºC). Divide dough into 4 portions; roll out each portion into
11-inch (28 cm) round.
one round of dough on parchment paper–lined baking sheet. Spread one-third of
the filling over top, leaving 1/2-inch (1 cm) border all around. Repeat with remaining
rounds of dough and filling, stacking on top of each other. Press gently to
seal edges together.
glass (about 3 inch/8 cm diameter) in center of dough to use as guide. Cut
dough into 4 segments; divide and halve each segment. Divide and halve each
segment again to make 16 segments. Remove glass.
with 2 segments at a time, lift 2 segments next to each other and twist them together
twice. Repeat with remaining pairs of segments, making star shape.
star of dough with plastic wrap or tea towel. Let stand for 10 minutes. Bake
for 25 to 30 minutes or until
cooked through and golden. Let cool on rack for at least 20 minutes before
serving. Dust with icing sugar before serving.
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