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colomba reicipe

colomba reicipe  

colomba reicipe


recipe with pictures: how to prepare the authentic Colomba Pasquale (Easter dove) , Italian traditional recipe for Easter

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Making: step-by-step photographed recipe

colomba pasquale

melt the yeast in 3 tablespoons of tepid water and add OZ 1 (30 grams) of flour

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then knead until a thick doughknead doughcolomba dough
engrave with a cross and dip into a bowl with tepid water, in about 10 seconds it will be floatingmaking colomba pasquale
put in  water 2 minutes more, turning up down at intervalsmaking colomba pasquale recipe
spread the remaining flour on the counter and break in its center 4 eggs, OZ 5+1/2 (60 grams) of minced butter, the sugar, the grated lemon peel and 1 pinch of saltmaking colomba pasquale
mix the ingredients gently, then add the small ball of dough and knead, sprinkle with a little of milk  more and more until to finish it making colomba pasquale
knead the dough until homogeneous and not attached at your hands , then let it leaven for 20 minutes in a sealed bowl making colomba
cut OZ 1+1/2 (40 grams) of butter to small cubes and mix with the dough, flour and let it leaven  40 minutescolomba making
repeat this operation twice, the second time add the candied fruits. You can let the dough leaven one nightadd the candied fruits
preheat the oven at F 210 (C 100), grease the baking pan with buttermaking colomba pasquale
spread the dough about 2 fingers highmaking colombamaking colomba
cover with a baking foil and shut down the oven. Put the colomba inside for leavening 30 for minutescober colombamaking colomba
take it out from the oven and wait until the temperature reaches F 350 (C 180). While heating beat the remaining egg and mix the almonds and the grain sugarmaking colomba
then spread it on the surfacemaking colombacolomba making
put into the oven and cook for 15 minutes, then cover again with the foil and low the temperature to F320 (C 320) until ready. It will be ready when browned. Let the colomba cool completely before servingmaking colomba
colomba pasquale

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