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Kougelhopf: the Alsatian brioche of Christmas


From December 1st to the 25th, you have one idea a day to accompany your children around Christmas. Today, December 18: a recipe from the East.

  • During the holidays in Alsace, no breakfast without this delicious brioche recipe! The best recipes? That of the Willy pastry shop in Munster, which generously gave us its manufacturing secrets.

Ingredients:

  • 1 kg of flour
  • 20 g of salt
  • 200 g of sugar
  • 40 g baker's yeast
  • 6 eggs
  • 500 g softened butter
  • 1 half liter of milk
  • 200 g raisins

Production :

  • Mix the flour, salt, sugar, yeast, eggs and milk until you have a good elastic paste.
  • Add the 500 g softened butter, mix everything, then ask your toddler to throw the raisins. Let rise twice. That's funny!
  • Put it in a buttered pan stuffed with almonds and let it rise again!
  • Bake in an oven at 200 ° C for 10 minutes then 140 ° C for 40 to 45 minutes.
  • At table !

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