Saturday, January 6, 2007



1 1/2 tbs active yeast
3/4 c lukewarm water
2 tsp sugar
3 c all purpose flour (unsifted)
1/4 c sugar
1 1/4 tsp salt
1/3 c butter
4 egg yolks
1/2 c milk

Step 1: Dissolve sugar in water, then sprinkle yeast. Set aside for 5 miniutes or until bubbly.

Step 2: Combine flour, sugar, and salt and sift together.

Step 3: Cream butter, add yolks, milk, yeast mixture. Add mixture to the dry ingredients. Mix well and knead for 20 minutes or until smooth and elastic. Set aside to rise until double in size. Roll dough diagonally and set aside to rise again in a board dusted with breadcrumbs. Cut into 1 1/2 inch width. Place cut side up in a cookie sheet dusted with bread crumbs. Let rise for another 30 minutes to 1 hour. Bake at 300 degrees F for 15 minutes or until golden brown.

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