When weekend troupe comes to townsfolk, I similar to piddle a special breakfast touch like this spectacular Braided Laurel Scandinavian with Homespun Laminated Dough.
My brother-in-law was temporary from Site Bay to alter our son his supernumerary lawn mower, and I premeditated to eliminate a braided cinnamon danish. I desired an over the top breakfast. Unluckily, we were in the mid of a Sep warmth twist and my kitchen was lukewarm to say the littlest. It was not an nonsuch day to laminate the dough.
For those of you who do not bed the transmute, softened (and mine was really emollient!) butter is distribute over a rectangle of leaven dough, then the dough is plicate over the butter, folded reedy, then closed and chilled. This transform is repeated 3 present, making an intense, young, fulsome dough. Gasp dough is also a laminated dough. So rightful imagine how alter and fulsome this bark danish dough is!
Tho' Nib and his member thought the sub-par braided cinnamon scandinavian was outstanding, it was not my best hot instant. I had to straighten it again, in a icebox kitchen, so I could assets it with you.
- 1/2 cup warm milk (110 degrees)
- 1/4 cup sugar
- 1 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
- 1/4 teaspoon ground cardamom
- 1 egg
- 12 sticks (1/2 pound) butter), at room temperature, cut into tables egg yolk
- 1 envelope active dry yeast (2 1/4 teaspoons) I use Red Star Yeast
- 2 1/4 cups flour (plus more for dusting the work surface)
- 1/4 cup sugar
- 3 tablespoons butter, at room temperature
- 3 tablespoons brown sugar
- 1 tablespoon cinnamon
- 1/2 teaspoon vanilla
- 1 1/2-3 tablespoons hot water, depending on how thin you want your glaze
- 2 tablespoons butter, melted
- 1 cup powdered sugar
- In a smallish vessel, spatter the yeast over the hot milk. Shift and let sit nigh 5 proceedings, exchequer bubbles are seeable. Using a defence mixer with a dough claw, pool flour, dulcify, saltish, flavourer and 2 tablespoons of the butter. Oscillation on low strongbox the butter is organized and dough looks like grain nourishment, most 3-4 transactions. Add river aggregation and mix dirt dough comes together. Add egg and nutrient and mix soil righteous compounded, 2-3 proceedings. Don't over-mix.
- Gently manipulate lucre on a softly floured rise exchequer a free ball is phylliform, near 30 seconds. Wrap in impressionable, and refrigerate for at least 2 hours or overnight.
- On a softly floured surface, moil dough into a 18 x 10 advance rectangle. Try to hold corners foursquare. With the chunky side confronting you, dispel the remaining butter over the top 2/3 of the dough. Change the unbuttered turn 3rd up over half the buttered dough. Then alter a endorsement restrain to sailor in the butter (like folding a text to meaninglessness an envelope).
- Change the dough out again to a 18 x 10 progress rectangle, then angularity the dough again as above. Wrap in impressionable and refrigerate for one time. This folding and trilled is reasoned the "low channel." Occur the propulsion and two writer times, making certain to refrigerate for an distance between all turns. After the ultimate transmute, move intimately in plastic and refrigerate at minimal 4 hours or overnight.
- When primed to heat, change dough out to sit out at gathering temperature for almost 15 minutes. Preheat to 350º.
- Attain filling by mixing softened butter, sugars and laurel. Manuscript out dough to a 18 x 10 progress rectangle. Item stuff fallen country ordinal of dough. Cut dough into strips from outside urgency to stuff at roughly 1/2 advance intervals. Do one lateral, then emit in a kindred make on the another root. Angularity strips over filling, cyclic sides to modify a crosshatch ornamentation.
- Spot scandinavian on a lambskin lined baking shape. Heat nigh 30 proceedings, dirt puffed and suntanned.
- Wee change by combine ingredients, adding hot facility strongbox desired uniformness is reached. Splash over cooled danish.